Germany stresses increasing defense role in Indo-Pacific


              Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, right, are greeted with a military honor guard at the Prime Minister's Office Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2022, in Tokyo. (Kyodo News via AP)
            
              German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, left, is welcomed by Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida at the Prime Minister's Office Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2022, in Tokyo. (Kyodo News via AP)
            
              German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, left, and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida attend a joint press conference at the Prime Minister's Office Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2022, in Tokyo. (Kyodo News via AP)
            
              German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, left, is welcomed by Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida at the Prime Minister's Office Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2022, in Tokyo. (Kyodo News via AP)
Germany stresses increasing defense role in Indo-Pacific