Obama to host Japanese prime minister

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Posted: Apr 17, 2012 8:39 PM
Obama to host Japanese prime minister

President Barack Obama will meet with Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda at the White House later this month. That from the White House.

The White House says Obama and Noda will discuss a number of bilateral, regional and global issues on April 30, including the U.S.-Japan Security Alliance, along with economic and trade issues.

Obama met with Noda in Hawaii last November during an Asia-Pacific economic summit. In December, Obama and Noda spoke by telephone about the situation on the Korean Peninsula following the death of Kim Jong Il of North Korea.