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Biden and Kishida plan Quad summit in Japan in late spring

Leaders agree to launch 'economic 2-plus-2' at 1st full meeting

U.S. President Joe Biden holds a virtual summit with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida.   © The White House/AP

NEW YORK/TOKYO -- U.S. President Joe Biden and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida agreed to establish an economic "two-plus-two" framework to deepen cooperation on supply chains and tech development along with discussing in detail the allies' response to China in their first full-fledged summit Friday.

During the 80-minute virtual meeting, Kishida invited Biden to visit Japan in the first half of this year, with plans to hold a summit with the other leaders of the Quad alongside the trip. The security framework consists of the U.S., Japan, India and Australia.

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