Hagel Meets With Japanese Prime Minister in Japan

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shake hands during a meeting at Sori Daijin Kantei, the prime minister's official residence, in Tokyo, April 5, 2014. Hagel and Abe met to discuss issues of mutual importance.  DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pose for a photo at Sori Daijin Kantei, the prime minister's official residence, in Tokyo, April 5, 2014.  DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, center left, meets with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Sori Daijin Kantei, the prime minister's official residence, in Tokyo, April 5, 2014.  DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, meets with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Sori Daijin Kantei, the prime minister's official residence, in Tokyo, April 5, 2014.  DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel meets with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, not pictured, at Sori Daijin Kantei, the prime minister's official residence, in Tokyo, April 5, 2014.  DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, meets with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Sori Daijin Kantei, the prime minister's official residence, in Tokyo, April 5, 2014.  DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy walk together after meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Sori Daijin Kantei, the prime minister's official residence, in Tokyo, April 5, 2014. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo