January 8, 2020 / 2:19 AM / 12 days ago

Japan PM Abe to cancel weekend trip to Middle East - TV Asahi

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will cancel plans to visit Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Oman this weekend, TV Asahi reported on Wednesday.

Kyodo News reported separately that Abe convened a National Security Council (NSC) meeting, likely to discuss Iran’s attack on U.S. forces based in Iraq.

Reporting by Chang-Ran Kim; Editing by Chris Gallagher

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