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U.S. President Biden Expresses Support for Japan in Statement Following Earthquake

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U.S. President Joe Biden holds an event about American retirement economics in the State Dining Room at the White House in Washington,on October 31, 2023.

U.S. President Biden said “As close Allies, the United States and Japan share a deep bond of friendship that unites our people. Our thoughts are with the Japanese people during this difficult time,” in a statement following the Noto Peninsula earthquake on Monday.

Biden said that his administration is in touch with Japanese officials, and the U.S. stands ready to provide any necessary assistance.