PH, Japan, US to hold its first ever trilateral leaders’ summit

PH, Japan, US to hold first ever trilateral leaders’ summit on April 11

/ 08:21 AM March 19, 2024

President Marcos —AFP PHOTOS                            Joe Biden                             Fumio Kishida

President Ferdinand Marcos Jr., US President Joe Biden and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida — AFP PHOTOS

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines, Japan, and the United States will hold its first ever trilateral leaders’ summit on April 11, the United States Embassy in the Philippines confirmed.

The embassy on Tuesday shared to the media White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre’s statement confirming the matter.


President Marcos and Japan Prime Minister Kishida Fumio will be hosted by US President Joe Biden at the White House.


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“At the summit, the leaders will advance a trilateral partnership built on deep historical ties of friendship, robust and growing economic relations, a proud and resolute commitment to shared democratic values, and a shared vision for a free and open Indo-Pacific,” Jean-Pierre’s statement reads.

“The leaders will also reaffirm the ironclad alliances between the United States and the Philippines, and the United States and Japan,” she added.

At the summit, the three leaders would also discuss “trilateral cooperation” to promote inclusive economic growth and emerging technologies, advance clean energy supply chains and climate cooperation, and further peace and security in the Indo-Pacific and around the world.

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A meeting at White House

Jean-Pierre likewise disclosed that US President Biden will host President Marcos “for a meeting at the White House on April 11 to review the historic momentum in U.S.-Philippines relations and discuss efforts to expand cooperation on economic security, clean energy, people-to-people ties, and human rights and democracy.”

“The President will reaffirm the ironclad alliance between the United States and the Philippines and emphasize U.S. commitment to upholding international law and promoting a free and open Indo-Pacific,” she explained.

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