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2023.12.01 07:08Nation

Trump Weighing U.S.-Japan-S. Korea Ties: Ex-Envoy to Japan

U.S. Sen. William Hagerty said Wednesday that former U.S. President Donald Trump, who aims to return to power in next year's presidential election, is hoping to maintain ties with Japan and South Korea.
   Speaking to members of the press, including Jiji Press, in Washington, Hagerty, who served as U.S. ambassador to Japan under the Trump administration, said that Trump has "a deep desire" to continue the trilateral relationship.
   While Trump was criticized for neglecting his country's alliances with other nations during his time as president, Hagerty said, "I think there should be no concern about his attitude toward alliances when it comes to the Indo-Pacific region."
   The Republican senator has close ties with Trump, such as joining his camp in the 2016 presidential election.
   Hagerty indicated that the current efforts by President Joe Biden, a Democrat, to deepen U.S.-Japan-South Korea ties will not be affected if Trump, who is the front-runner for the Republican nomination, wins the 2024 U.S. presidential election.