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International relations

Japan emperor meets Trump, 1st state guest since taking throne

U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump stand next to Japan's Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo on May 27.   © Reuters

TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Emperor Naruhito met U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday, the Japanese monarch welcoming his first state guest since ascending to the throne on May 1.

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