While the Japanese didn't seem to mind Trump's brashness, there's little doubt that a return to a more ordinary U.S.-Japan relationship is also welcome.
Abe said Friday he would resign, citing the re-emergence of the same chronic health condition that forced him to step down as prime minister in 2007.
Abe is Japan's longest serving leader.
Japan's longest serving prime minister said Friday he would step down amid reports of his worsening health.
A closer Japan-Israel alliance could strengthen America's hand against the Chinese Communist Party.
"In just over a month and a half, we almost brought (the infection) situation under control," Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe extended the state of emergency to the entire country on April 16, after previously implementing it in select regions.
Congratulations for making it to the final Democratic debate of 2019.
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Donald Trump agreed a limited trade deal as he tries to win back support from farmers unhappy with his trade wars.
"You know, the trade deal, I trust him to do the right thing for everybody," Randy Sowers said.
Where Trump sees no wrongdoing, Abe says North Korean missile test "clearly violates" UN resolution. Trump says the trade deal is done, Abe says there's more work to do. Both maintain they are "on the same page."
President Donald Trump, Japan's Prime Minister Abe Shinzo, and India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a trilateral meeting at the G20 Summit in Osaka.
President Donald Trump made the comments during his state visit to Japan.
The president will present the "Trump Cup" at a tournament in Tokyo during his visit to Japan.
The talks will be aimed at achieving the final fully verified denuclearization of North Korea, a senior administration official said Thursday.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he would respect Nobel Prize rules which keep nominations secret for 50 years.
President Donald Trump said on Friday that he had received "the most beautiful copy" of a five-page letter written by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe nominating him for the international prize.
The president has lobbed attacks at the leaders of some of America's closest allies, as well as those of international rivals.
The country's pacifist constitution has long prevented governments from attaining carriers.
"Barring a significant change in circumstances, we won't accept workers beyond these levels," Prime Minister Shinzo Abe vowed in remarks to parliament.
Russian president surprises Japan's prime minister with peace offer, despite meeting him in private the day before.
Moscow has ignored Japan's qualms about warplanes on an island Tokyo claims, promising to keep it informed about "everything that happens on the territory of Russia."
Three times the usual rainfall for July fell in a matter of days over parts of the country as 11 regions have declared fatalities, local media reports.
Trump reportedly told French President Emmanuel Macron that "all the terrorists are in Paris."