Trump wishes Abe ‘a very happy birthday’ — on day of Putin’s birth

U.S. President Donald Trump wished Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, his golf buddy and close ally, a “very happy birthday” on Monday, at the start of a formal signing ceremony for his country’s recently reached trade deal with Japan.

But there was just one problem — Abe’s birthday is on Sept. 21.

Rather, Monday was the birthday of another leader often associated with Trump: Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Article URL : https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2019/10/08/national/trump-wishes-abe-happy-birthday-day-putins-birth/

%d bloggers like this: