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NEWS | May 23, 2016

Readout of Admiral Harris' Call with Chairman of the Japanese Joint Staff Admiral Kawano

By U.S. Pacific Command

ADM Harry B. Harris, Jr. spoke by phone with ADM Kawano, Chairman of the Japanese Joint Staff, on 23rd May.
 
ADM Harris conveyed his sadness and his regret over the murder of a young woman in Okinawa and extended his sincere apologies to the victim’s family and friends. ADM Harris pledged that PACOM will cooperate with the Government of Japan regarding this case.
 
ADM Harris and ADM Kawano reaffirmed that the U.S.-Japan alliance remains steadfast and continues to serve as the cornerstone of peace and security in the region.