All national dailies except Asahi focused on Prime Minister Abe’s statement at the parliament on Monday regarding President Trump’s recent remarks indicating Washington’s possible return to the TPP. Abe said: “I welcome [the President’s remarks]…. However, an agreement has already been reached. As it was crafted with great care, we consider it to be optimal. As a result, we currently have no plans to modify it.” He added that he would like to learn the true meaning behind the President’s words.