President Barack Obama speaks after a bilateral meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during the Group of Seven, or G7, summit meetings in Shima, Japan, on Wednesday, May 25.
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Obama arrived in Japan Wednesday

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After a strong statement of protest by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, President Barack Obama Wednesday expressed “his sincerest condolences and deepest regrets” for the murder of a Japanese woman allegedly at the hands of a former U.S. Marine.

Obama arrived in Japan Wednesday for a meeting of the G-7.

“The U.S. will continue to cooperate fully” and will continue to ensure “justice is done under the Japanese legal system,” Obama said.