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Kishida, Macron discuss Ukraine, N Korea, food security

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Oh look who's abroad again and maskless.

Kishida is a shoddy leader. I hope the good Japanese people vote him out.

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Make himself useful to Japan,by doing something meaningful for Japanese

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Kishida and Macron: alone and apart, they are unpopular and weak; but together they become a fabric as strong as silk..

or maybe just haggling over the price of cars

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Make himself useful to Japan,by doing something meaningful for Japanese

He is doing something meaningful for the Japanese. He is looking out for Japanese interests abroad.

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Kishida does like his overseas junkets, doesn't he. Still, while the subservient Japanese vote for him, nothing will change.

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Which country doesn't support a "free and open" Pacific? Maybe North Korea. All other countries benefit from global trade. It's like saying over and over that I support 'free and clean air'. Everyone does so it has no meaning.

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Q?

What will take to convince Putin to change course?

This war did not start for NO REASON! we the average Joe will probably never know the REAL reasons but many do and I hope they will come to their senses and STOP the blood letting.

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“We have an ambitious agenda ahead,” Macron said in a joint declaration with Kishida ahead of their working dinner.

If Kishi chan is involved, no you don’t.

In fact I guarantee whatever the agenda calls for, you could put in Taro, a puppy or a blend stick in the room instead of Kish, and still get the same things accomplished.

It would definitely cost a lot less, too.

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The prime minister of Japan is not elected by the voters.

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Visiting France to discuss Ukraine and North Korea? Why not go to Ukraine to discuss Ukraine? Kishida did get the invitation. As for North Korea, isn't Japan a much bigger expert on North Korea than France? Why do we need advice from France on how to solve neighborhood issues?

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Japan is not part of NATO war with Russia or a member of the EU. France is on the other side of the world and has a couple of small islands from colonial times and has even nuked two of them. Food and energy security? We have Russia and China. Have you seen the price of French cheese in the department store?

probably it is about nuclear power and getting weapons grade uranium and plutonium from France.

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There is no NATO war with Russia.

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I’m opposed to Kishida wasting my tax money on sightseeing!

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Japan is not part of NATO war with Russia

NATO is not at war with Russia. If it was the war would already be over.

or a member of the EU.

No but Japan does trade with the EU. Billions in trade.

France is on the other side of the world and has a couple of small islands from colonial times and has even nuked two of them.

France is a long way from Japan, its colonial territories in the Pacific are much closer. While France tested atomic weapons on uninhabited atolls, it certainly did not nuke its populated islands.

Food and energy security? We have Russia and China. Have you seen the price of French cheese in the department store?

There is little security in doing too much business with autocrats intent on building new empires and starting wars. I bet the price of French cheese is cheaper in Japan than it is in Russia, if Russia can get any at this point.

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Only thing lots leaders are running these days are their mouth,

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Biden got told by the President of Mexico,that Biden was not handling his business in the Western Hemisphere and they claim they found some classified in Biden personal papers Google Biden Classified Google Biden President of Mexico

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Soldear lost ,this is Zelensky Tet Offensive,like in the US Tet Offensive when the US people learn they be were lied too about Vietnamese troop strength and Google US Military Tet Offensive

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