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Obama Praises 'Strong' Ties with Japan at Start of Visit

U.S. President Barack Obama praised the strong ties and democratic values Washington shares with Tokyo as he met with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on the first full day of his state visit to Japan Thursday.At the start of their summit, Mr. Obama said it is important the United States and Japan work together to deal with "regional hot spots around the globe" and to ensure "a strong set of rules that govern the international order."Earlier Thursday, Mr. Obama held a...

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