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We Asked People In Tokyo What They Wish Their Prime Minister Would Say To President Trump

"Don't throw the world into too much fear and chaos."

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Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and US President Donald Trump will hold a summit meeting in Washington, DC, on Friday.

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After the meeting, the two leaders will head to Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida. Some critics have called it "golf diplomacy," and at a press conference on Tuesday, Seiji Mataichi, the head of Japan's Social Democratic Party, called the meeting an embarrassing attempt to curry favor with the Trump administration.

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"Please tell President Trump to work closely with Japan and to do his best for world peace ... I want the Catholics, Muslims, and Buddhists to talk it out."

This post was translated from Japanese.

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Ryan Broderick is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

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