Japan's Abe meets with Trump

November 18, 2016 05:52

The Japanese government on Thursday released photographs of US President-elect Donald Trump meeting with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Trump's first face-to-face meeting with a world leader.

The photographs show Trump and Abe shaking hands at the Trump gold-gilded residence in Manhattan's Trump Tower.Trump's daughter Ivanka and her husband Jared Kushner also attended the meeting.

According to a Japanese government statement, Abe and Trump gave each other golfing gear as gifts during their meeting.

Abe later described to media the meeting as being "candid and warm".

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