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Trump cheers US soldiers with the stop in Alaska on the way to meet with Japan’s Emperor

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President Trump welcomed military in Alaska during a refueling stop on Friday to visit while on his way to Japan for a country.

Trump spoke with the American troops on the tarmac at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, posed for photos and signed caps.

“Nice stop,” he was heard to say while walking over the Asphalt.

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“We are here in Alaska we are on the way to Japan, we are with our great military. These are great, great future leader, right?” Trump said in a video posted on Twitter.

“We’re just off the plane, I wanted to say Hello, and these are great people,” he continued, pointing to the soldiers. “So I thank you very much.”

Trump also met with Gov. Mike Dunleavy during the stop, the discussion of questions relating to Alaska affect such provisions in the Alaska economy.

Trump was to come, in Japan, local time on Saturday evening to meet with the President as the first foreign leader in Japan’s new Emperor Naruhito.

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President Donald Trump greets the troops after landing at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson for a refueling stop en route to Japan Friday, may 24, 2019, in Anchorage. (Associated Press)

The latest charm offensive from Japan comes amid fears among Japanese politicians that the potential U.S. tariffs on cars could have disastrous consequences for the economy

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sure will probably to his close relationship with trump that his country is spared from the tariffs.

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To achieve this, the organisers of the state visit to Trump’s show the traditions of the country, including the Assembly of the Emperor and participation in a sumo ring fight.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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