The move is in sync with President Shinzo Abe's goal to lure foreign tourists.
Reports suggest that the meet is being rescheduled due to the political turmoil in South Korea.
Disaster triggered tsunami which killed nearly 15,000 and sparked a nuclear disaster on 11 March 2011.
Ash Carter was in Japan to attend a meeting to mark the 75th anniversary of Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor.
Follows Obama's visit to Hiroshima, the site of the US nuclear bomb attack on Japan in 1945.
PM Shinzo Abe has said he wants to discuss the issue candidly with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
The park said that the fish were dead before being frozen and apologised.
The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry could spend up to £138.5m on the project.
World leaders left on the back foot after Donald Trump pledges to quit the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
No immediate reports of damage to Onagawa nuclear plant although two aftershocks reported.
The defence ministry decided to sign an intelligence-sharing deal with Japan in the wake of North Korea threats.
The Japanese coast guard said this was the second such incident in a week.
Akira Nishiyama, 56, is accused of a licking a young woman's foot in an attack similar to five others since 2012.
The costumes were described as 'inappropriate and deeply offensive' by human rights campaigners.
The veteran war reporter is notorious for his friendly relationship with Islamist groups.
The woman was seriously injured after gas ignited surgical laser device.
The claims come after the Japanese car maker announced boosting its UK investment at its Sunderland plant.
Pakistan take on Japan in the Asian Champions Trophy on 25 October. Find out where to watch live in the UK.
She said she was told she should be raising children instead but that did not stop her.
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