U.S. President Biden supports Japan becoming permanent member of the U.N. Security Council

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Welcome ceremony for U.S. President Joe Biden at the Akasaka Palace state guest house in Tokyo

TOKYO (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden said on Monday that he supports Japan becoming a permanent member of the U.N. Security Council, NHK public television said on Monday.

Calls have been rising recently for reform of the United Nations Security Council, where both Russia and China are permanent members. ‘

(Reporting by Elaine Lies; Editing by Tom Hogue)