U.S.-Japan have publicly shown its good bilateral relations, both in the course of the joint press conference Barack Obama and Shinzo Abe as the gala dinner put on by the White House, with sake and cherry blossoms, at Japanese president, the first official visit since a decade ago.
Both ruled out that the bilateral alliance, trade and defense especially, is a provocation to China, underlining their commitment to the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and they defined parameters of bilateral cooperation in defense, respectively.
A good alliance for China
U.S.-Japan alliance after World War II good has been for both countries and for all world and also it has benefited China, both leaders agreed.
Thanks to peace and estability in the region of Asia Pacific, today is a economic giant, considered american president
“We give welcome to the pacific rise of China”, Obama emphasised, who also admitted that there are real tensions with Beijing, for its movements at Meridional China sea and for its dispute with Japan on the sovereignty of the Diaoyu / Senkaku islands.
About it, made clear that the american commitment with Japan security includes “all territories” administrated for that country, included islands.
Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement
Japan and U.S., the two largest economies of twelve countries that integrates the proyected Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) have approached positions in the last round of negotiations, in differents fronts bussines activity.
Both that japanese PM defined it as “a ambitious attempt to create a new economic sphere” in wich people, goods and money will flow freely within the Asia-Pacific region.”
“It should be a model to countries like China”, added
Signed in 2005 for Chile, Brunei, New Zealand and Singapore, TPP has eight countries (U.S. Australia, Canada, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Peru and Vietnam) pending joining the group.
Obama to Abe, a “haiku”
Abe, first Japanese leader who makes a state visit to US in nearly a decade, he was treated to a gala dinner of Japanese theme at the White House in which no shortage sake and cherry blossoms.
American President dedicated a “haiku” (a kind of Japanese traditional short poem) to his Japanese counterpart, and spoke a few words in the language of their guest, after which he proposed a toast with sake.
The room in which the two leaders and their wiwes dined was set with a faint pink light, and decorated with orchids and cherry blossoms.
Washington, 29 abril 2015, EFE/PracticaEspañol
( Written and translated by María José Izquierdo J. with the information of EFE)