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President Trump to meet in Japan with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in May

Key Points
  • U.S. President Donald Trump will travel to Japan to meet Prime Minister Shinzo Abe next month.
  • The meeting is set to take place May 25 to 28, according to the White House.
  • The leaders are set to discuss the denuclearization of North Korea and trade within the Indo-Pacific region.
President Donald Trump (R) and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shake hands as they speak to the media during a news conference in the Rose Garden at the White House, on June 7, 2018 in Washington, DC.
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U.S. President Donald Trump will travel to Japan on May 25-28 for meetings with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, the White House said in a statement on Thursday.

The two leaders will discuss North Korea, "including efforts to achieve final, fully verified denuclearization," the statement said.

"The two leaders will also explore ways to advance their shared vision of a free and open Indo-Pacific region, including steps that will strengthen our bilateral trade and investment relationship," it said.