Trump Gathers For Mar-A-Lago Summit With Japanese Prime Minister

Trump said the leaders "do have my blessing" to discuss an official end to the war. Agreements on North Korea and trade policy (Trump tweeted Thursday that Japan "has hit us hard on trade for years") would benefit both men, if they can consummate their special relationship. He did not say what those locations are.

President Donald Trump is welcoming Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to his Mar-a-Lago club in Palm Beach, Florida.

The two leaders are also expected to discuss other issues, including trade and energy. There is a planned golf outing with Trump and Abe on Wednesday morning and a joint news conference in the afternoon. "They have to start playing by the rules", Kudlow said. And what better setting for a diplomatic breakthrough than the opulence of the Winter White House, whose coat of arms the president requisitioned, replacing the Latin word Integritas ("integrity") with "Trump"? "President Trump and Prime Minister Abe will explore ways to expand fair and reciprocal trade and investment ties between the United States and Japan, two of the world's wealthiest and most innovative economies", the White House added. Seated beside Mr. Trump, Abe said he commended the president's "courage" in deciding to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

But it could be a little awkward: After staking out a hawkish position on North Korea, Abe was caught on the back foot when Trump announced he was open to a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

The visit, beginning Tuesday, will be an opportunity for the two leaders to discuss Trump's upcoming summit with North Korea, which Japan eyes warily.



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