Today, President Barack Obama met with Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko at the Imperial Palace:
Following, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and President Barack Obama held a joint press conference:
Remember, this is the first American President to visit Japan in almost two decades. Japan heard what it wanted regarding USA support for Japan's position on Senkaku Islands, but still discussed was a peaceful resolution with China as appropriate. North Korea was mentioned as continuing to be abnormal and nothing much was stated about the Trans Pacific Partnership Pact. No big surprise that Abe did not take my simple solution for his country.