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Published: 14:21, December 28, 2022 | Updated: 18:03, December 28, 2022
Japan, US arranging summit meeting in Washington on Jan 13
By Reuters
Published:14:21, December 28, 2022 Updated:18:03, December 28, 2022 By Reuters

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida (right) sitting in a room of the prime minister's official residence in Tokyo, Jan 21, 2022, talks in a virtual meeting with US President Joe Biden, shown in the monitor. (CABINET SECRETARIAT/KYODO NEWS VIA AP)

TOKYO - The United States and Japan have begun making arrangements for a summit meeting between President Joe Biden and Prime Minister Fumio Kishida in Washington on Jan 13, the Yomiuri daily reported on Wednesday.

Citing multiple unidentified Japanese government sources, the newspaper said Kishida plans to discuss Japan's new security policy, revised this month to unveil the country's biggest military build-up since World War Two.

READ MORE: Kyodo: Japan PM Kishida, US Biden to hold talks on Sunday

The January meeting would be Kishida's first summit at the White House since he took office last year.

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