Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Japan PM to be first foreign leader to meet Trump

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe is set to become the first foreign leader to meet Donald Trump since his US election win last week.

The meeting in New York comes amid concern over the future foreign policy direction of Tokyo's biggest ally.

During the campaign Mr Trump said Japan and South Korea needed to pay more to maintain US troops on Asian soil.

He also condemned a major trade deal struck by President Barack Obama with Japan and other Pacific Rim countries ....