Japan’s Abe, Trump conclude hastily arranged meeting in New York

By Steve Holland and Kiyoshi Takenaka NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. President-elect Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe wrapped up a hastily arranged meeting on Thursday that was intended to smooth relations following Trump's campaign rhetoric that cast doubt on long-standing U.S. alliances. The meeting, which lasted about 90 minutes, according to a Trump official, was the president-elect's first face-to-face conversation with a foreign leader since his election on Nov. 8. Abe was expected to take questions from reporters following the meeting.

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