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Prime Minister ATTENDS 69th UN General Assembly

From September 21 to 26 (local time), Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited New York in the United States of America to attend the 69th General Assembly of the United Nations (UN).
On the third evening, Prime Minister Abe and the First Lady enjoyed Japanese cuisine at a reception at the official residence of Japan's ambassador to the UN.
On the fourth day of the 69th General Assembly of the UN, the Prime Minister delivered an address during the General Debate, saying: “Japan has been among the biggest beneficiaries of the United Nations. Going forward, we will work even harder than ever to bring about the realization of the principles that the UN has set forth. Japan is a nation that implements its pledges without fail.”
On the fifth day, the Prime Minister met with U.S. Vice President Joe Biden at a hotel in New York.

Photographs and text courtesy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan and the Cabinet Public Relations Office of the Government of Japan.