Yoshihide Suga, left, on his first official domestic visit to the disaster-stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant last month. Photo: Kyodo Yoshihide Suga, left, on his first official domestic visit to the disaster-stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant last month. Photo: Kyodo
Yoshihide Suga, left, on his first official domestic visit to the disaster-stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant last month. Photo: Kyodo

Japan PM Suga to skip US, plans to visit Indonesia, Vietnam for first trip abroad

  • Analysts described the two countries as ‘straightforward’ destinations for Suga’s first overseas trip as prime minister, and he is expected to receive a warm reception in both
  • His plans are seen as a bid to strengthen a diplomatic alliance against Beijing, given that all three countries share concerns about China’s encroachment into territorial waters they claim as their own

Topic |   Yoshihide Suga
Yoshihide Suga, left, on his first official domestic visit to the disaster-stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant last month. Photo: Kyodo Yoshihide Suga, left, on his first official domestic visit to the disaster-stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant last month. Photo: Kyodo
Yoshihide Suga, left, on his first official domestic visit to the disaster-stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant last month. Photo: Kyodo
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