Japan’s newly minted Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga steps into UN limelight

Yoshihide Suga maintains that he was involved behind the scenes on big foreign policy issues and in building relationships with foreign leaders. Japan’s new prime minister, stepping from the shadows of his longtime supporting role, said on Saturday in his debut at the U.N. General Assembly that he’s willing to …

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Japan’s Yoshihide Suga holds first phone talks with Trump as PM

‘We agreed to continue to coordinate closely,’ said the new PM after the call with the U.S. President Japan’s Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga held his first talks with U.S. President Donald Trump since he took office, a diplomatic phone call that was one of his first as the country’s leader …

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