The US President Trump is on the wires now, via Reuters, addressing a joint press conference with the Japanese PM Shinzo Abe.
US-Japan alliance is a cornerstone of the region.
Wants peace and stability in North Korea.
Continue to hope that North Korea will proceed with denuclearisation.
Working to improve economic relationship with Japan on basis of fairness.
Trade talk goal is to reduce deficit, wants ‘fair footing’ in Japan.
Hopes to announce more on trade very soon.