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Japan's Abe praises Pompeo after Pyongyang's 'gangster-like' accusation

Jul 08 2018

TOKYO Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe praised on Sunday U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's conduct at denuclearisation talks with North Korean officials who accused America's top diplomat of making "gangster-like" demands.

Japan's Abe praises Pompeo after Pyongyang's 'gangster-like' accusation

Jul 07 2018

TOKYO Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe praised on Sunday U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's conduct at denuclearisation talks with North Korean officials who accused America's top diplomat of making "gangster-like" demands.

Exclusive: Northrop Grumman angles for role in Japanese stealth fighter program - sources

Jul 06 2018

TOKYO Northrop Grumman Corp is eyeing a Japanese jet fighter project that could pit it against Lockheed Martin Corp, three sources said, almost three decades after it lost a similar competition to build an advanced stealth jet for the U.S. Air Force.

Exclusive: Japanese helicopter carrier to tour South China Sea, Indian Ocean for two months

Jul 04 2018

TOKYO Japan will send a large helicopter carrier to the South China Sea and Indian Ocean for a second straight year as it looks to bolster its presence in the strategic maritime region with annual tours, two Japanese officials said.

Japan picks Lockheed Martin radar for missile defense system: ministry official

Jul 03 2018

TOKYO Japan has selected Lockheed Martin Corp's advanced radar for its multibillion-dollar missile defense system, a Japanese defense ministry official with direct knowledge told Reuters on Tuesday on condition of anonymity.

Exclusive: Japan to buy advanced U.S. radar for missile defense system

Jun 29 2018

TOKYO Japan will next week pick a U.S.-made advanced radar for its multibillion-dollar missile defense system, an upgrade that could help ease trade friction with Washington and provide cutting-edge protection against the arsenals of North Korea and China, sources said. | Video

Abe tries to keep Japan on Trump's radar ahead of Singapore summit

Jun 09 2018

TOKYO In dozens of conversations, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has counseled President Donald Trump to avoid making concessions to North Korea that could upset East Asia's balance of power, including a military retreat from South Korea that would leave Tokyo alone on the front lines against China's growing power.

China, Japan and South Korea highlight unity amid North Korea moves

May 09 2018

TOKYO China, Japan and South Korea agreed on Wednesday to cooperate in seeking the denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula, with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe saying recent positive momentum must be matched by "concrete action" by North Korea. | Video

Japan seeks role in French-German marine surveillance plane project: sources

Apr 25 2018

TOKYO/BERLIN In a fresh bid to win its first major foreign arms deal since World War Two, Japan is proposing its P-1 submarine hunter for a French-German project to develop a marine surveillance aircraft, two Japanese government sources said.

Japan seeks role in French-German marine surveillance plane project - sources

Apr 24 2018

TOKYO/BERLIN, April 25 In a fresh bid to win its first major foreign arms deal since World War Two, Japan is proposing its P-1 submarine hunter for a French-German project to develop a marine surveillance aircraft, two Japanese government sources said.

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