"President Trump affirmed the ironclad US commitment to ensuring the security of Japan. The two leaders discussed the significance of Secretary of Defense [James] Mattis's upcoming visit to the region, including Japan. President Trump and Prime Minister Abe said they would consult and cooperate on the threat posed by North Korea," the statement read.
US President Donald Trump in a telephone conversation with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe invited him to visit the White House on February 10, White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Saturday.
"During call with Japanese Prime Minister Abe @POTUS invited him to a meeting at White House on February 10th," Spicer wrote on Twitter.
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