Sen. Cruz meets with Prime Minister Abe

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Texas Senator Ted Cruz (R) has been on an Indo-Pacific tour, and he visited Tokyo where he met with Defense Minister Taro Kono and Prime Minister Shinzō Abe.

While there, he praised the newly signed U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement, calling it a victory for hardworking Texans and Americans.

Speaking on the agreement, Sen. Cruz explained that the agreement “will expand the trade between our two nations and will benefit both nations.” Furthermore, he praised “the strong position that Japan has taken in dealing with North Korea and the threat posed by North Korea, and also in dealing with military expansionism coming from China.”