Assistant US Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Daniel Kritenbrink is expected to arrive in Japan on Wednesday. Photo: Getty Images via AFP
Assistant US Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Daniel Kritenbrink is expected to arrive in Japan on Wednesday. Photo: Getty Images via AFP
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US official in Japan to reassure Asian allies of security commitments ahead of planned Blinken trip

  • US assistant secretary of state Daniel Kritenbrink to visit Tokyo as part of groundwork for Antony Blinken’s trip to China in early 2023
  • Improving ties between Japan and South Korea, and plans for an alliance of semiconductor manufacturers are among the issues up for discussion

Assistant US Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Daniel Kritenbrink is expected to arrive in Japan on Wednesday. Photo: Getty Images via AFP
Assistant US Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Daniel Kritenbrink is expected to arrive in Japan on Wednesday. Photo: Getty Images via AFP
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