The Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe and President Donald trump will meet at the White house on Friday and then travel to the Golf course on Saturday.
Trump, who is feuding with US allies worldwide, needs to show he can master the diplomatic formalities that govern the relationship with the region, where tradition and symbolism are especially important parts of the power relations and regional rivalries.
Abe seeks to establish personal contact with trump that would overcome the Japanese concerns about their campaign because the rhetoric and reaffirm the us security guarantees to Japan when China is asserting itself and North Korea makes aggressive moves. To some extent, the two leaders will soothe each other after a thorny experience. Now trump, after Moody meetings with leaders of allies of the United States of Mexico and Australia has a chance to improve their image on the world stage through Abe's visit.
The representative of the administration said that the President will work to convince Japan of good intentions. the next planned trip of the Minister of defense James Mattis to the region, his first visit occurred last week.
Both men are avid golfers and trump's invitation for Abe to join him in the "winter White house" at his resort MA-a-Lago in Florida represents a significant coup for the Japanese Prime Minister. The Japanese leader went all out to maintain personal ties with trump, hoping that the friendship will strengthen security partnerships US-Japan.
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