Japan authorities are investigating death threats against the American ambassador to Japan, Caroline Kennedy, according to Japanese media reports.
“We take any threats to U.S. diplomats seriously,” said State Department deputy spokesperson. “We take every step possible to protect our personnel. We are working with the Japanese government to ensure the necessary measures are in place. We will not comment on the specific details of any threats or the steps we take to address them.”
Michele Obama is now in Tokyo, raising security concerns.