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Obama administration opposed Abe-Trump meeting: source

The U.S. administration of President Barack Obama conveyed its opposition to Japan over Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s plan to meet with President-elect Donald Trump in mid-November in New York, a diplomatic source revealed Sunday.

Washington urged Tokyo not to go ahead with such an unprecedented meeting, saying the 70-year-old businessman had not yet assumed the U.S. presidency, the source said.

Despite Washington’s opposition, Abe became the first foreign leader to hold a face-to-face meeting with Trump as the premier made a stopover in New York en route to Peru to attend a summit of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum… Read more here.

Source: Japan Today

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