Japanese PM and US President Trump with press conference 6 Nov

  • supports President Trump's stance regarding NK that all options are on the table
  • China needs to play larger role to have NK abandon its weapons programme
  • have decided to take additional sanctions measures
  • agreed with Trump to step up efforts to realise free and open Indo-Pacific region


  • we're going to work with Japan to sort out problems on trade
  • committed to achieving fair free and reciprocal trade with Japan to lower trade deficit
  • working with Japan to counter the dangerous aggressors of the regime in NK
  • the era of strategic patience is over
  • if Kim was to send Japanese abductees back it would be the start of something special

Still no mention of the "Y" word.

" Right Don, if we're quick we might get 9 holes in"