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Japan PM Suga: Want to work with President-elect Biden to enhance alliance

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga gives his first policy speech in parliament as an extraordinary session opens in Tokyo, Japan October 26, 2020. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said on Monday that he wanted to work with President-elect Joe Biden to strengthen the Japan-U.S. alliance and to secure peace and prosperity in the Indo-Pacific region.

Speaking to reporters, Suga also said nothing had been decided on the timing of phone talks with Biden or a visit to the United States, but added he wanted to arrange them at the right time.

Reporting by Kaori Kaneko; Editing by Chang-Ran Kim

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