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Rahm Emanuel emphasizes importance of U.S. being in Asia

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TOKYO -- The United States intends to maintain its strong Indo-Pacific presence as it strengthens its economic dialogue with key regional partners, U.S. Ambassador to Japan Rahm Emanuel said on Tuesday.

"We understand, and our allies in the Indo-Pacific understand, the importance of America's presence," Emanuel said in a phone interview with Nikkei Asia.

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