Ambassador Roos Meets LDP President Tanigaki

March 30, 2011

Ambassador John Roos met with LDP President Sadakazu Tanigaki at the U.S. Embassy today. The meeting, which took place at the request of President Tanigaki, provided an opportunity for the two officials to discuss the current situation, including the U.S. involvement in humanitarian assistance and disaster relief.

The Ambassador expressed his gratitude for the close cooperation between U.S. and Japanese experts in the fields of health, safety, and nuclear issues, and reiterated that the United States will continue to stand by its friend and ally as Japan recovers from this terrible tragedy.