U.S. VP Harris, Japan PM Kishida to discuss Taiwan security issue -US administration official

  • World
  • Monday, 26 Sep 2022

U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris disembarks a plane at Yokota Air Base near Tokyo, Japan September 26, 2022.REUTERS/Leah Millis/Pool

ABOARD AIR FORCE TWO (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida will discuss a partnership on Taiwan security issues, a senior U.S. administration official said on Monday aboard Air Force Two.

The official also told reporters that Washington welcomes Japan's increased military strength and security role.

Harris is set to attend former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's funeral on Tuesday after holding talks with Kishida on Monday.

(Reporting by Trevor Hunnicutt; Editing by Himani Sarkar)

Article type: free
User access status:
Subscribe now to our Premium Plan for an ad-free and unlimited reading experience!

Next In World

Italy's Meloni says no desire to drop Saviano lawsuit - paper
Police in India's Kerala step up security after clashes over Adani port
Australia to withdraw or refund tens of thousands of COVID fines
South Korea extradites suspect in suitcase murder case to New Zealand
Former Ecuador VP released from prison for second time
Honduras to complete talks with UN on anti-corruption mission, says president
South Korea weighs ordering striking truckers back to work
Kyiv 's mayor: 'We cannot allow Putin to steal our Christmas'
UK royals in U.S. spotlight as William and Kate visit
Ukrainian couple describe months under ground amid Russian attacks

Others Also Read