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US vows to forge closer ties with Japan’s new govt

The Obama administration will seek to forge a close relationship with Japan’s new Liberal Democratic Party-led government of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.



Tokyo: The Obama administration will seek to forge a close relationship with Japan’s new Liberal Democratic Party-led government of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, an official has said.

US State Department Acting Deputy Spokesman Patrick Vent said that America is looking forward to continuing our close relationship with Japan and its new government.

He said that the two countries, which share many regional and global interests, would continue to pursue cooperative and productive ties, the Japan Times reports.

Meanwhile, US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta also congratulated new Defence Minister Itsunori Onodera, a Pentagon official said in a statement.

According to the report, he said that the US-Japan security alliance ‘serves as the cornerstone of peace and prosperity in the Asia-Pacific.’

Abe, who heads the LDP and was named Prime Minister has pledged to strengthen the Japan-US pact as the first step toward revamping Tokyo`s diplomacy.

ANI

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