WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama starts a four-nation Asian swing on Wednesday with a dinner at a Tokyo sushi restaurant with Japan’s Prime Minister Abe.
From the pool report: “At 10:05 pm local time President Obama left Sukiyabashi Jiro restaurant along with Ambassador (Caroline) Kennedy and National Security Adviser Susan Rice. “That’s some good sushi right there,” Obama remarked as he emerged from the restaurant after the hour and-a-half dinner with the prime minister.”
Below, from the White House..
THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 22, 2014
DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 23, 2014
In the evening, the President will arrive in Tokyo, Japan. The arrival at Haneda International Airport is open press.
In Tokyo, the President will join Prime Minister Abe of Japan for a private dinner. This dinner is closed press.
The President will remain overnight in Tokyo.
Out-of-Town Travel Pool
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: FOX
Print: Washington Post
7:00PM THE PRESIDENT arrives Tokyo, Japan
Haneda International Airport
8:30PM THE PRESIDENT joins Prime Minister Abe of Japan for a private dinner