US troops take photos of President Donald Trump aboard the USS Wasp. Photo: Reuters

President Donald Trump boasts ‘fearsome’ US military in the Pacific during final Japan speech aimed at rivals China, North Korea

  • His address to 800 cheering military personnel marked Memorial Day, the US holiday honouring the war dead. But it was also clearly aimed at growing rival China and North Korea
  • It followed a landmark visit to Japan, where he became the first foriegn guest to meet new Emperor Naruhito
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US troops take photos of President Donald Trump aboard the USS Wasp. Photo: Reuters
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US President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Photo: Reuters

Donald Trump insists ‘very smart’ Kim Jong-un knows he must give up nukes and backs Shinzo Abe to meet one on one

  • Abe will be hoping positive tone extends to talks on trade, military ties and the growing superpower rivalry between Washington and Beijing
  • Trump also says the United States is not seeking regime change in Iran despite mounting tensions
Topic |   Diplomacy

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US President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Photo: Reuters
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