On the second stop of his East Asian tour, President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo met with Japanese Prime Minister Kishida Fumio to discuss trade, investment, labor and security cooperation as the two countries commemorate 65 years of diplomatic ties. Jokowi arrived in Tokyo early on Wednesday morning accompanied by First Lady Iriana and several ministers. They had flown from Beijing the night before. In broadcast remarks on Wednesday, Kishida said the two leaders had discussed developments in the Indo-Pacific and “concrete cooperation” to actualize the ASEAN Outlook on the Indo-Pacific. The prime minister added that the two had “agreed to work closely together in every sector”, including on security matters.
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