BY JULIAN RYALL
TOKYO — Washington’s new ambassador to Japan has had a swift introduction to what many people in this country consider to be the two most pressing bilateral issues; joint security linked to public safety.
William Hagerty assumed his post as ambassador on Sept. 1, nearly eight months after his predecessor vacated the position, and paid a courtesy call on Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera the following day.
Onodera called on Hagerty to ensure the well-being of Japanese civilians, pointing to a number of incidents involving MV-22 Osprey transport aircraft that . . .
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