News Exercise #284

1 How did the reporter in Tokyo describe how Trump would be received?
2 What is one of Trump’s aims of the meeting with Abe?
3 The reporter at the start said that Trump would be the first world leader to meet with the new Emperor of Japan, but how did Trump himself describe this?

Answers:
1 How did the reporter in Tokyo describe how Trump would be received?
She said, “President Trump will be treated to the pomp and circumstance usually reserved for a king.”

2 What is one of Trump’s aims of the meeting with Abe?
He needs to convince the Japanese to buy more US agricultural products due to US farmers suffering over the trade war with China.

3 The reporter at the start said that Trump would be the first world leader to meet with the new Emperor of Japan, but how did Trump himself describe this?
“With all the countries of the world, I’m the guest of honour at the biggest event that they’ve had in over two hundred years.”

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