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Kishida includes Quad, China in first calls; South Korea on hold

New Japanese leader wants Biden to be his first in-person meeting

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida intends to speak with leaders of around 10 nations during his first month in office.   © AP

TOKYO -- The Quad security alliance took center stage in new Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida's first phone calls with foreign leaders, leaving South Korea in the cold.

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