The joint statement mentioned Taiwan for the first time since 1969, although the Japanese Prime Minister was cautious about this.
“Democracy”, “Climate”… The four years of evasive remarks have returned to the Rose Garden of the White House, which is a regular setting for press conferences held when the weather permits, which traditionally ended visits by foreign officials. The pandemic forced US President Joe Biden to wait for nearly three months before receiving Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga on Friday, April 16.
This choice confirms that the new government gives priority to strengthening the East Asian Alliance when facing the challenge of the new Chinese power. Secretary of State Tony Blinken and Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin (Lloyd Austin) made their first overseas visit to Washington by their Japanese and South Korean allies in March. In the first half of May, President Moon Jae-in will be the second visitor personally received by the Democrats.
For their joint press conference, MM showed the agreement. Suga and Biden are close to perfection. On environmental issues, the President is very happy to see the Prime Minister join the United States and put forward a new goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, and this goal is less than a week after his summit virtual climate service. Joe Biden (Joe Biden) supports the head of the Japanese government to hold the Olympic Games in Tokyo this summer, despite the fourth wave of Covid-19 and the slow vaccination campaign on the islands is still underway.
“We are determined to work together to meet the challenge of the Chinese representative and work together on the East China Sea, South China Sea and North Korea issues”, Assure Joe Biden, and then reiterate the beliefs that have been confirmed since he arrived at the White House: “We are working together to prove that democracy can win the 21st century competition.E Bring results to their people. “
The President of the United States expressed a common desire to reinvest in the technological frontier in order to govern it. “Through common democratic standards (…), Established by democracies, not dictatorships”. Therefore, he promised to invest “A safe and reliable 5G network”, Semiconductor or artificial intelligence.