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Ambassador Caroline Kennedy presents credentials to emperor

New US ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy has presented her credentials to the country’s emperor to mark the formal start of her duties.

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The daughter of late US president John F. Kennedy arrived in Tokyo last week. She’s the first female US ambassador to Japan.

On Tuesday, Kennedy went to the Imperial Palace in a horse-drawn carriage, a tradition for newly appointed ambassadors to Japan. She smiled and waved at crowds along the way.

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