Before President Biden of the United States arrives in Japan on the 22nd, the Metropolitan Police Department has mobilized 18,000 police officers, which is the largest visit to Japan by the President of the United States, and is guarding with strict caution.

President Biden will arrive at Yokota Air Base in Fussa, Tokyo on the evening of the 22nd, and will stay in Japan for two nights and three days.



In addition to attending meetings with His Majesty the Emperor and the Japan-US Summit Meeting, he will attend the framework of the four countries including Japan and the United States, Australia and India, and the quad summit meeting.



Prior to this, the Metropolitan Police Department mobilized 18,000 police officers, which is the largest visit to Japan by the President of the United States. We are guarding with strict caution, mainly in so-called "soft targets" such as stations where we gather.



During President Biden's stay, ▽ guard dogs trained to detect explosives will be mobilized to patrol for suspicious objects, and ▽ "ERT = emergency initial response unit" will be on standby with firearms. It is a policy to thoroughly take measures against terrorism.



In addition, traffic will be restricted on the Metropolitan Expressway and surrounding general roads as the president moves, and large-scale vehicle inspections will also be conducted.



The Metropolitan Police Department has decided to set up a special security headquarters on the evening of the 22nd to further raise the alert level, saying that it is coming to Japan amid growing international tensions due to the situation in Ukraine.

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