Backgrounder: Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s US Visit

Japan Center for International Exchange
April 27, 2015

In April 2015, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited Boston and Washington DC, where he became the first Japanese prime minister to address a joint session of Congress. JCIE prepared a background brief that looked at the likely focus areas for media attention and the pressing issues in US-Japan relations that were likely to be discussed during his visit.

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