Biden and Suga Discussed the Defense of Japan under Article 5 of the Security Treaty

President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. spoke today with Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga of Japan to discuss the policy issues and global challenges that Japan and the United States will face together. They discussed the U.S.-Japan alliance and affirmed its importance as the cornerstone of peace and prosperity in a free and open Indo-Pacific. The leaders

French Submarine Deployment to Western Pacific Presents Rare Training Opportunity for Guam-Based Boat

The Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Asheville (SSN 758) had the rare opportunity to train with the French crew this month, conducting a series of at-sea submarine exercises with the Rubis-class nuclear-powered submarine (SSN) FS Émeraude. Émeraude and the Loire-class support and assistance vessel (BSAM type) FS Seine are on a scheduled deployment to the

New Zealand, U.S. Navies Operate Together in Eastern Pacific

The Royal New Zealand Navy Anzac-class frigate HMNZS Te Kaha (F77) and Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) conducted combined operations in the eastern Pacific, Dec. 8-9. Te Kaha is underway for the first time since her nearly three-year frigate system upgrade. “One of the last operational activities Te Kaha did before

Exclusive: Britain will Send Queen Elizabeth Aircraft Carriers to Japan Offshore Next Year

Several Japanese government officials revealed on the 5th that the British Navy will dispatch the most sophisticated aircraft carrier "Queen Elizabeth" to the Western Pacific including Okinawa Prefecture and other southern islands as soon as early next year. The core aircraft carrier strike group is expected to receive support from the US military in Japan.

Japan Successfully Launched Military Communications Satellite

Japan has successfully launched an H2A rocket carrying a new communications satellite from the Tanegashima Space Center in southern Japan. It was the 43rd launch of this type of rocket. The launch took place at 4:25 p.m. on Sunday. The rocket rose steadily and separated from its booster. It released the satellite 30 minutes after liftoff

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Keynote Speech by Chinese President Xi Jinping at APEC CEO Dialogues

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday delivered a keynote speech via video at the APEC CEO Dialogues. Please see the attachment for the translation of the full text of the speech.  Enditem Full Text: Keynote speech by Chinese President Xi Jinping at APEC CEO Dialogues   Fostering a New Development Paradigm and Pursuing Mutual Benefit

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30 Years of Sino- US Relations (1)

After the founding of the People's Republic of China, the US government "watched" for a short period of time before following a "no- recognition" policy for more than 20 years. In the late 1960s, when great changes took place in the world situation, both governments of China and the United States readjusted their diplomatic policies,

30 Years of Sino- US Relations (2)

On October 1, 1970, Chairman Mao Zedong invited American writer Edgar Snow to the National Day celebration on the Tian'anmen rostrum, sending a signal to the United States that China was willing to improve her relations with the United States. On December 18, MaoZedong asked Snow to pass the message to Washington that Nixon would

30 Years of Sino- US Relations (3)

On October 7, 1972,Premier Zhou Enlai of the State Council met with Professor Norman with the visiting delegation of the US Association of Newspaper Editors. On the evening of February 17, 1973,Chairman Mao Zedong met with Dr. Henry Kissinger, national security adviser to the president of the United States. During the Kissinger's visit to China,

30 Years of Sino- US Relations (4)

President Ford and his party went for sightseeing in the Summer Palace in Beijing. On February 24,Chairman Mao Zedong met with former US President Richard Nixon and held an extensive talk with him on issues of common concern. On May 26, 1973, a delegation of scientists from the United States visited the Great Wall in

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