USA: Shanahan Welcomes Japanese Defense Minister to the Pentagon

Acting Defense Secretary Patrick M. Shanahan hosted an enhanced honor cordon and meeting Jan. 16, 2019, welcoming Japanese Defense Minister Takeshi Iwaya to the Pentagon.

Shanahan highlighted the ongoing partnership between the United States and Japan.

Iwaya spoke about plans to upgrade Japan’s defense posture, allowing for expanded roles.


U.S Department of Defense

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