30 Jul '13, 12pm

Carter Hosts Japanese Defense Official at Pentagon: Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter and Japanese Parliamen...

Carter Hosts Japanese Defense Official at Pentagon American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON, July 30, 2013 – Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter hosted Japanese Parliamentary Senior Vice Minister of Defense Akinori Eto yesterday at the Pentagon. In a statement summarizing the meeting, Pentagon Press Secretary George Little said Carter expressed admiration for the strong work the United States and Japan have accomplished together in support of the bilateral alliance. Carter also emphasized the steadfast nature of the U.S. commitment to the Asia-Pacific rebalance, Little said, and noted the significant role of the U.S.-Japan alliance in maintaining regional security and stability. “The two leaders discussed the strategic environment and the possibility of a review of the 1997 U.S.-Japan Defense Guidelines in order to meet emerging opportunities and challenges,” Little said. ...

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