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Biden Says U.S., Japan Will Work Together on China Challenges

20 days ago   |   By Bloomberg

U.S. President Joe Biden says he and Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga committed to "take on the challenges from China and on issues like the East China Sea, the South China Sea as well as North Korea." He speaks during a joint press conference with Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga.
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Biden-Suga Talks Focus on China Amid Tensions Over Taiwan

20 days ago   |   By Bloomberg

President Joe Biden meet with Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga to discuss issues including human rights, Taiwan and supply chain resilience.
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'Bring it up now!' Biden demands action in the Senate on guns during wide-ranging press conference with the prime minister of Japan

'Bring it up now!' Biden demands action in the Senate on guns during wide-ranging press conference with the prime minister of Japan

20 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement President Joe Biden put public pressure on Majority Leader Chuck Schumer at a Friday press conference , demanding the Senate consider House-passed gun control bills immediately, in response to a recent uptick in mass shootings.
Biden was joined by Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga for a wide-ranging news conference following the leaders' in-person summit which was focused on American-Japanese cooperation in countering China
During the event, Biden and Suga fielded questions about the upcoming Tokyo Olympics, the South China Sea, and Iran. But it was a question...
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President Biden's Press Conference With Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga

21 days ago   |   By NPR

President Biden took questions from reporters after holding his first in-person meeting with a foreign leader since taking office, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga.
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