BANGKOK (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken will make a beforehand unscheduled cease in Tokyo on Monday to supply condolences to the Japanese individuals after the killing of former Prime Minister Abe Shinzo, the State Division mentioned on Sunday.
Blinken will meet with senior Japanese officers, the State Division mentioned in a press release.
He was in Bangkok on a tour of Asia that additionally took him to Indonesia for a gathering of G20 overseas ministers.
“The U.S.-Japan Alliance is the cornerstone of peace and stability within the Indo-Pacific and has by no means been stronger,” the State Division mentioned.
(Reporting by David Brunnstrom; Writing by Kevin Buckland)
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