Readout of President Joe Biden’s Meeting with Prime Minister Kishida of Japan

The White House

President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. met today with Prime Minister Kishida of Japan on the margins of the United Nations General Assembly in New York. The two leaders discussed the importance of advancing a free and open Indo-Pacific, emphasizing the importance of strengthening and modernizing their security alliance. During the meeting, President Biden thanked Prime Minister Kishida for Japan’s historic $1.08 billion pledge to the Global Fund’s Seventh Replenishment.

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