US VP Harris, Japan PM Kishida to discuss Taiwan security issue — US gov't official | Inquirer News

US VP Harris, Japan PM Kishida to discuss Taiwan security issue — US gov’t official

/ 05:06 PM September 26, 2022
U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris disembarks a plane at Yokota Air Base near Tokyo, Japan September 26, 2022.REUTERS/Leah Millis/Pool

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 — 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.

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

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