Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and US President Barack Obama are meeting after attending an APEC meeting in the Philippines.
They are believed to be discussing a variety of issues, including the Paris terror attacks, the situation in the East and South China seas, and ways of working together to strengthen the Japan-US alliance.
The summit between Abe and Obama, which started on Thursday evening, is their first since April.
Abe is believed to have brought up efforts by Japan and the United States to counter terrorism and China’s increased maritime activities.
Abe also wants to promote cooperation with countries such as Australia, India and South Korea to preserve peace and stability in the region, based on the Japan-US alliance.
Source and image: NHK