Yael T. Abouhalkah

July 16, 2014 11:33 PM

Japanese delegation visits KC, emphasizing need for strong relationships

Ken Shimanouchi, former Japanese ambassador to Spain and Brazil, is leading a delegation on a trip to Kansas City this week, helping draw America’s attention to what’s happening in his country. The trip is especially meaningful to many local residents, given the longstanding history of positive relations between Japan and the city. The Heart of America Japan-America Society helped organize the visit Wednesday and Thursday.

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