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Gist of Abe’s remarks after meeting with U.S. President-elect Trump

NEW YORK, Nov. 17, Kyodo — The following is the gist of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s remarks following his first face-to-face talks with U.S. President-elect Donald Trump Thursday in New York.


Abe says:


— he is confident he and Trump can build a relationship of trust.


— Japan-U.S. alliance cannot function without mutual trust.


— he conveyed his basic thinking to Trump and discussed a range of matters.


— Trump is a leader in whom he can have great confidence.


— he will not give details of the discussion, which was unofficial.


— he and Trump agreed to meet again at a mutually convenient time for deeper discussion.

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