Biden, Japan’s Kishida underline power of U.S.-Japan alliance -White House

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WASHINGTON, Oct 4 (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden and Japanese Prime Minister Kishida Fumio affirmed the power of the U.S.-Japan alliance in a telephone name on Monday, the White House mentioned in a press release.

“The leaders affirmed the strength of the U.S.-Japan Alliance, which is the cornerstone of peace, security, and stability in the Indo-Pacific and around the world,” the assertion mentioned.

Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by Tom Hogue

Fumio Kishida, Japan's prime minister, speaks during a news conference at the prime minister's official residence in Tokyo, Japan, October 4, 2021. Toru Hanai/Pool via REUTERS

U.S. President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the U.S. debt ceiling from the State Dining Room at the White House in Washington, U.S. October 4, 2021.  REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Fumio Kishida, Japan's prime minister, speaks during a news conference at the prime minister's official residence in Tokyo, Japan, October 4, 2021. Toru Hanai/Pool via REUTERS