TOKYO – President Donald Trump has arrived in Japan for a state visit that will make him the first world leader to meet the country’s new emperor.

Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrived Saturday aboard Air Force One after a 14-hour journey and were greeted by Japan's minister of foreign affairs, the U.S. ambassador to Japan and other officials Saturday at Tokyo’s Haneda Airport.

The president addressed dinner with business leaders at the U.S. Ambassador’s residence in Tokyo after the brief airport welcome.

Trump was busy tweeting as Air Force One neared Japan for the four-day visit.

He declared the dawn of a new “Age of Enlightenment” as he talked up his escalating trade dispute with China.

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