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Trump for visiting Japan – CNN

The US President will pay a formal visit near the end of May, probably Tokyo, after the country's current Crown Prince Naruhito becomes Japan's 126th Emperor.Trump then comes back in late June to attend the G20 Osaka, the official said.The news comes before Trump's upcoming summit with North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un in Hanoi, which will take place next week.Trump talked to Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe over the phone on Wednesday to coordinate his North Korea nuclear development policy, a Japanese official said. During the conversation, Abe Trump again asked to raise the issue of Japanese abducted with Kim, a repeated concern for Tokyo. It wasn't dealt with in depth at Trump and Kim's first summit in Singapore last year. Since his inauguration in January 2017, Trump has built a close relationship with Abe and promises him with compliments. Japan was the first Asian country that Trump visited after taking power. On Friday, Trump said that Abe had nominated him for a Nobel Peace Prize with a five-page letter. "Prime Minister Abe of Japan he gave me the most beautiful copy of a letter he sent to the people who release a thing called the Nobel Prize, "he said, probably referring to the Norwegian Nobel Committee. "He said I have nominated you with respect I ask them to give you the Nobel Peace Prize," Trump added. When he was questioned in the Japanese Parliament on Monday, Abe easily rejected that he confirmed whether he had nominated Trump. In…

The US President will pay a formal visit near the end of May, probably Tokyo, after the country’s current Crown Prince Naruhito becomes Japan’s 126th Emperor.

Trump then comes back in late June to attend the G20 Osaka, the official said.

The news comes before Trump’s upcoming summit with North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un in Hanoi, which will take place next week.

Trump talked to Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe over the phone on Wednesday to coordinate his North Korea nuclear development policy, a Japanese official said.

 US President Donald Trump (R) and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shake hands in the White House on June 7, 2018 in Washington, DC.

During the conversation, Abe Trump again asked to raise the issue of Japanese abducted with Kim, a repeated concern for Tokyo. It wasn’t dealt with in depth at Trump and Kim’s first summit in Singapore last year.

Since his inauguration in January 2017, Trump has built a close relationship with Abe and promises him with compliments. Japan was the first Asian country that Trump visited after taking power.

On Friday, Trump said that Abe had nominated him for a Nobel Peace Prize with a five-page letter.

 Japan's Abe refuses to deny that he appointed Trump to the Nobel Peace Prize

“Prime Minister Abe of Japan he gave me the most beautiful copy of a letter he sent to the people who release a thing called the Nobel Prize, “he said, probably referring to the Norwegian Nobel Committee.

“He said I have nominated you with respect I ask them to give you the Nobel Peace Prize,” Trump added.

When he was questioned in the Japanese Parliament on Monday, Abe easily rejected that he confirmed whether he had nominated Trump.

In November, following the widespread losses of the Republican Party in the mid-term elections, Abe Trump congratulated his “historic victory”.

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