23:12 GMT +322 November 2019
Listen Live
    U.S. President-elect Donald Trump and his running mate Mike Pence address their election night rally in Manhattan, New York, U.S., November 9, 2016

    Japan to Work With Trump to Promote Peace in Asia-Pacific

    © REUTERS / Mike Segar
    Politics
    Get short URL
    Donald Trump Elected 45th US President (281)
    0 54
    Subscribe

    Japan will work with the next US President to promote peace and prosperity in both the Asia-Pacific region and the world, the outcome of the election will not affect high level of bilateral relations, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said Wednesday.

    TOKYO (Sputnik) — The Republican candidate triumphed over his Democratic challenger, Hillary Clinton, in the November 8 presidential election. He gained 276 electoral votes, which is more than 270 needed to win. Clinton has reportedly called to concede her defeat.

    "There is no change to the fact that the Japan-US alliance is the cornerstone of Japanese diplomacy, and Japan will cooperate closely with the United States for peace and prosperity in the Asia-Pacific region and the world," Suga told reporters shortly before Donald Trump announced his victory as quoted by Kyodo news agency.

     

    Topic:
    Donald Trump Elected 45th US President (281)

    Related:

    Berlin Reminds Trump of NATO's Importance for US Foreign Policy
    Charlie Hebdo Depicts Obama as 'Citizen' Fleeing Police After Trump's Victory
    Erdogan Hopes Trump's Presidency Is Positive for Middle East
    Tags:
    2016 US Presidential election, Yoshihide Suga, Donald Trump, Japan, United States
    Community standardsDiscussion
    Comment via FacebookComment via Sputnik