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5/23, 9:43 AM (Source: TeleTrader)
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US, Japan worried over Russian military activity around Japan

The United States and Japan are concerned about the increasing military activity of Russian forces around Japan, the White House said Monday in a statement, adding that the leaders of both countries are "committed to remain attentive to cooperation between China and Russia in military affairs."

The document also emphasized the willingness of both governments to work for the complete denuclearization of the Korean peninsula, as well as other essential topics on the regional agenda. In this sense, Biden stressed "the US commitment to the defense of Japan under the Treaty of Mutual Cooperation and Security, backed by the full range of capabilities, including nuclear."

Moreover, both parties mentioned the critical role of liquefied natural gas and "welcomed investment by US industry to increase oil and natural gas production."

Baha Breaking News (BBN) / JG