Obama guidance & press schedule April 23, 2014. Dinner in Tokyo

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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.”

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Below, from the White House..


Office of the Press Secretary


April 22, 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

Open Press

8:30PM  THE PRESIDENT joins Prime Minister Abe of Japan for a private dinner

Closed Press

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