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  • Secretary Kerry Reflects on the 70th Anniversary of the End of WWII

    Sept. 2 - Secretary Kerry wrote, "Over the past 7 decades, the U.S. has been a proud partner in the Asia-Pacific region's astonishing rise from the devastation of war. ... The expansion of democracy has enabled people to exercise fundamental freedoms and shape their political destinies."

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There will be no visa service at the U.S. Embassy Tokyo on September 10 and 11.

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logo The Electronic System for Travel Authorization, commonly called ESTA, has been updated. More information available from Customs and Border Protection.

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  • Prime Minister's Office For the latest Japanese government health and safety information (in English), see the newly designed Web portal of the Office of the Prime Minister of Japan.