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Obama Says Japan Remains ‘Cornerstone’ of Security in Asia

November 13, 2011

Nov. 12 (Bloomberg) -- President Barack Obama said Japan remains a “cornerstone” for security in the Asia-Pacific region.

The U.S. president met with Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda while the two are in Honolulu for the Asia- Pacific Economic Cooperation summit.

Noda said through a translator that he’s “encouraged” by the U.S. renewed emphasis on the region.

To contact the reporter on this story: Julianna Goldman in Honolulu at

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Joe Sobczyk at

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