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Japan's Suga hopes to meet Biden in February

Prime minister wants early summit to show close ties between the two countries

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga congratulates Joe Biden in Tokyo on Nov. 9. (Photo by Uichiro Kasai)  

TOKYO -- Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga plans to ask President-elect Joe Biden for a February meeting in the U.S.

Suga is hoping to showcase the strength of the relationship between the two countries to Japanese and the international community by meeting Biden, who served as Vice President under former President Barack Obama, as early as possible after his inauguration on Jan. 20.

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