Obama and Noda Meet in Washington - PICTURES

April 30, 2012, 2:12 p.m.

Pres­id­ent Obama met with Ja­pan­ese Prime Min­is­ter Yoshi­hiko Noda in Wash­ing­ton on Monday to dis­cuss a series of bi­lat­er­al is­sues, in­clud­ing the Asia-Pa­cific, trade, and the eco­nomy, as well as Ja­pan’s de­cision to cut back on im­port­ing Ir­a­ni­an oil. Here’s a look at what they said in their joint news con­fer­ence: 

(RE­LATED: The U.S.-Ja­pan Re­la­tion­ship, by the Num­bers)