The U.S. President also supported Japan’s desire to increase its own defense capability.

The U.S. President Joe Biden called for granting Japan the status of a permanent member of the UN Security Council in case of its reform. This was reported by the Japanese NHK TV channel.

He notes that Biden voiced this position at the talks held in Tokyo on Monday with the head of the Japanese government.

The U.S. President also supported Japan’s desire to increase its own defense capability. This is stated in a statement released by the White House.

It is emphasized that Biden also highly appreciated the actions of the head of the Japanese government in connection with the situation in Ukraine. He stated that the U.S.-Japan alliance is the cornerstone of peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific region.