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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe talks to reporters after speaking by phone with President Trump in February. Abe is rolling out the red carpet for Trump’s visit this week. (Issei Kato/Reuters). Perhaps no world leader has been as assiduous in flattering President Trump’s ego as Shinzo Abe. But Japan’s prime minister may have just outdone himself, pressing the country’s time-honored traditions into service for the American president’s upcoming trip. It’s a strategy that raises eyebrows here, even as it receives a degree of sympathy. Japan’s leader is viewed as doing what needs to be done to maintain his country’s most important foreign alliance and keep a mercurial president in check. Tr... Читать полностью

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