US President Kicks Off his 13-day Tour of 5 Asian Countries

  • US President Donald Trump has started his 13 day long 5 country Asian tour by arriving in Japan on late Friday. In his first official remarks at a joint US-Japanese military base in Tokyo, President Trump said that strong US military alliance with Asian countries remain a critical deterrent to North Korean rhetoric. During his Japan tour, Trump is scheduled to golf with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. After his Japan tour, the US President will visit South Korea, China, Vietnam and Philippines to step up its diplomatic pursuit of putting pressure on North Korea and make it abandon its nuclear and ballistic missile programs.