Japan PM Suga congratulates Biden, says he hopes to strengthen alliance

Japan PM Suga congratulates Biden, says he hopes to strengthen alliance

Japenese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga spoke with President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris and congratulated on their victory.

Suga said that he is looking forward to strengthening the Japan-U.S. alliance and working together on achieving a free and open Indo-Pacific.

Speaking to reporters at the prime minister’s official residence shortly after the call, Suga also said the two leaders agreed to meet in person as soon as possible.

“President-elect Biden said that he looks forward to strengthening the U.S.-Japan alliance and working together on achieving a free and open Indo-Pacific,” Suga said to reporters.

He also said he plans to work with Biden on preventing the spread of the Covid-19 and battling climate change.

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