Friday, November 13, 2009

President Obama arrives in Tokyo

Updated on : Friday, November 12, 2009

TOKYO: President Barack Obama has arrived in Tokyo, the first stop on his four-nation tour of Asia.

Obama arrived at Tokyo's Haneda Airport Friday after a stopover at a U.S. military base in Alaska, where he addressed American troops.

He was to meet with Japan's Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama later Friday evening and hold a news conference. Before leaving for an economic summit in Singapore, Obama also was scheduled to greetJapanese Emperor Akihito and deliver a policy speech on Asia. After Singapore, Obama is to visit China and South Korea.

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