Japan's next PM, Obama agree to strengthen ties
TOKYO Dec 18 (Reuters) - Japan's next Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he and U.S. President Barack Obama agreed to strengthen ties between the two countries and that they discussed the U.S.-Japan security treaty and economic issues during a telephone call on Tuesday.
Abe, an ex-premier, led the Liberal Democratic Party to a landslide election victory on Sunday.
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