U.S. leader Joe Biden kicked off his first full-day in Japan as president on Monday, meeting first with Emperor Naruhito and later Prime Minister Fumio Kishida for a summit that is expected to focus on China, followed by the announcement of a new U.S.-led trade initiative.
After a brief meeting with the emperor at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo, Biden headed to the State Guesthouse, where he was greeted by a maskless and beaming Kishida on a warm, sunny day.
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