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During President Donald Trump’s weekend with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, the president pushed for closer relations between the U.S. and Japan. But we’re now learning that Trump also pushed for closer relations between Japan and Russia.
Trump wanted Japan to work with Russia to resolve a longstanding dispute over a row of islands off Hokkaido that Japan wants returned, according to the Japan Times.
“President Trump understands Japan’s (policy) to promote dialogue with Russian President Vladimir Putin to resolve the territorial issue,” Abe told a television program after his returning from his trip to the United States.
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