March 7, 2017
Mattis Reaffirms U.S. Commitment in Call With Japan’s Defense Minister
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis discussed North Korea’s latest missile launches in a phone conversation with Japanese Defense Minister Tomomi Inada, Pentagon spokesman Navy Capt. Jeff Davis said.
Feb. 4, 2017
Mattis Says U.S. Remains Committed to Defense of Japan
The United States remains committed to the defense of Japan and stands ready to enhance its alliance for regional peace, prosperity and freedom, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said in Tokyo.
Feb. 3, 2017
Strength of Alliance Highlights Meeting Between Mattis, Japan’s Prime Minister
In a Tokyo meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis reaffirmed the strength of the U.S.- Japanese alliance, according to a Pentagon news release.
Mattis Emphasizes U.S. Commitment in Meetings With South Korean Leaders
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis emphasized the U.S. commitment to the Asia-Pacific region and its alliance with South Korea in separate meetings with South Korean leaders, Pentagon spokesman Navy Cmdr. Gary Ross said.
Feb. 2, 2017
Mattis Describes Overseas Trip as Opportunity to Listen to Allies’ Concerns
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis will listen to the concerns of South Korean and Japanese leaders during his first trip overseas in his new position.
Dec. 25, 2016
Carter Lauds Agreements Reached With Japan
Defense Secretary Ash Carter said he is pleased U.S. and Japanese negotiators have successfully reached an agreement in principle that clarifies the scope of the civilian component of U.S. armed forces in Japan.
Dec. 21, 2016
U.S. Returns 10,000 Acres of Okinawan Training Area to Japan
The return of land on Okinawa’s Northern Training Area will reduce the footprint of U.S. forces on the Japanese island by 20 percent, officials in Japan said.
Dec. 7, 2016
Carter, Japanese Defense Minister Assure Enduring Security, Peacekeeping Alliance
Defense Secretary Ash Carter and Japanese Defense Minister Tomomi Inada met in Tokyo to affirm an enduring alliance of peace, stability and security within the Asia-Pacific region and beyond.
Japanese Prime Minister Welcomes Carter to Tokyo
The U.S.-Japan alliance has a strength that is unlike any other, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said during a joint press conference with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Tokyo.
Nov. 23, 2016
Carter Welcomes Signing of Japan-South Korea Security Agreement
Defense Secretary Ash Carter said that the security agreement signed between Japan and South Korea will enable increased information sharing and strengthen cooperation between the two U.S. allies.
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