US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will travel along with President Joe Biden to Tokyo from May 21 to 24
ਅਮਰੀਕੀ ਵਿਦੇਸ਼ ਮੰਤਰੀ ਐਂਟਨੀ ਬਲਿੰਕਨ ਰਾਸ਼ਟਰਪਤੀ ਜੋਅ ਬਿਡੇਨ ਦੇ ਨਾਲ 21 ਤੋਂ 24 ਮਈ ਤੱਕ ਟੋਕੀਓ ਦੀ ਯਾਤਰਾ ਕਰਨਗੇ।
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will travel along with President Joe Biden to Tokyo from May 21 to 24, State Department Spokesperson Ned Price said in a statement.
Price said that the US president on his first trip to Asia since taking office will meet the Japanese Prime Minister Kishida Fumio and attend the Quad Leaders’ Summit, while the Secretary will meet with Foreign Minister Hayashi Yoshimasa and other senior Japanese officials.
“The Secretary and the Foreign Minister will discuss our global response to President Putin’s continued brutal war on Ukraine, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’s increasingly destabilizing behaviour, and U.S.-Japan cooperation under the new Economic Policy Consultative Committee (EPCC), including on regional economic development,” the statement read.
According to the statement, the Secretary will join the President for the launch of the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework, which will tackle 21st-century economic challenges and deliver for the American people and people in the region.
“The Secretary’s visit will reaffirm the U.S.-Japan Alliance’s central role as the cornerstone of peace, security, and prosperity in the Indo-Pacific region and around the world,” the statement added.