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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrives at Haneda international airport in Tokyo, as the first stop of his tour to Asia, Wednesday, March 15, 2017. (Toru Hanai/Pool Photo via AP)
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrives at Haneda international airport in Tokyo, as the first stop of his tour to Asia, Wednesday, March 15, 2017. (Toru Hanai/Pool Photo via AP)
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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson starts his first international trip this week as America's top diplomat.

Tillerson landed in Tokyo late Wednesday night for his first stop on the tour. He will also visit South Korea and China to discuss cooperation against the threat of North Korea's nuclear program.

Here & Now's Meghna Chakrabarti speaks with NPR's Michele Keleman (@michelekelemen) about Tillerson's trip.

This segment aired on March 15, 2017.

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