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'Magnificent': Japan gifts more cherry trees to Washington as token of enduring friendship

Posted on AllSides April 11th, 2024
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Japan plans to help adorn Washington, D.C., with even more of the capital's famed cherry blossoms, a gift the Asian nation said will continue to serve as a token of an enduring friendship. President Joe Biden confirmed news of the 250 new trees on Wednesday after welcoming Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and his wife Yuko Kishida back to the White House. “Like our friendship … these trees are timeless, inspiring and thriving,” Biden said at the ceremony. The gesture is meant to commemorate the United States' 250th birthday in...

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