Press Conference by Foreign Minister Archives
January 2010

Press Conference by Foreign Minister Katsuya Okada

26 January

  1. Opening Statements
    • (1) Emergency Grant Aid to the Republic of Haiti for the Earthquake Disaster
    • (2) Submission of Japan’s Quantified Economy-wide Emissions Target for 2020 to the Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
    • (3) The Investigation into the Issue of the So-called Secret Agreements
    • (4) A Meeting of the Council of the Three-level Political Appointees of the Foreign Ministry
  2. The Issue of the Realignment of the US Forces in Japan
  3. The Investigation into the Issue of the So-called Secret Agreements
  4. The Dispatch of PKO Forces to Haiti
  5. A Letter on Nuclear Policy from Minister for Foreign Affairs Katsuya Okada to US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and US Secretary of Defense Robert Gates
  6. Aerial Training Exercises by US Aircraft over Yakushima
  7. The Issue of Northern Territories
  8. The Issue of Gyoza Dumplings Made in China

22 January

  1. Opening Statements
    • (1) Ministerial Conference on Haiti
    • (2) A Letter on Nuclear Policy from Minister for Foreign Affairs Katsuya Okada to US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and US Secretary of Defense Robert Gates
  2. Aid for the Haitian Earthquake Disaster
  3. A Letter on Nuclear Policy from Minister for Foreign Affairs Katsuya Okada to US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and US Secretary of Defense Robert Gates
  4. The Issue of the Realignment of the US Forces in Japan
  5. Meeting for the Promotion of Economic Partnership Agreements and World Trade Organization Negotiations

19 January

  1. Opening Statements
    • (1) Joint Statement of the 50th Anniversary of the Signing of the US-Japan Treaty of Mutual Cooperation and Security
    • (2) Emergency Assistance to Haiti in Response to the Earthquake Disaster
  2. The Shirakaba Gas Field in the East China Sea
  3. Joint Statement of the 50th Anniversary of the Signing of the US-Japan Treaty of Mutual Cooperation and Security
  4. Japan-US Alliance (Relations with China, etc.)
  5. Deepening of the Japan-US Alliance
  6. Emergency Assistance to Haiti in Response to the Earthquake Disaster
  7. Assistance toward Afghanistan
  8. Cultural Diplomacy
  9. The Investigation into the Issue of the So-called Secret Agreements
  10. Subsidies for US-model Eco-cars (Environmentally Friendly Vehicles)
  11. Changes in the Security Situation
  12. Prior Notification about the Transit of Nuclear Submarines

15 January

  1. Opening Statement
    • (1) Dispatch of the Japan Disaster Relief Team (JDRT) to Haiti
  2. Termination of the Refueling Activities conducted by the Marine Self-Defense Force (MSDF) in the Indian Ocean (Assistance toward Afghanistan)
  3. The Japan-US Foreign Ministers’ Meeting
  4. 50th Anniversary of the Signing of US-Japan Treaty of Mutual Cooperation and Security
  5. The Japan Airlines (JAL) Issue
  6. The Issue of the Realignment of the US Forces in Japan (Possible Effect of the Nago Mayoral Election)
  7. Emergency Assistance to Haiti for the Earthquake Disaster
  8. Internet Regulation in China
  9. Deepening of the Japan-US Alliance
  10. Prior Notification about the Transit of Nuclear Submarines

8 January

  1. Opening Statements
    • (1) Emergency Grant Aid for the Electoral Process in the Republic of Burundi
    • (2) Japan-Germany Foreign Ministers’ Meeting
    • (3) Japan-US Foreign Ministers’ Meeting
  2. The Japan-US Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (The Issue of the Realignment of the US Forces in Japan and other Issues)
  3. The Issue of the Realignment of the US Forces in Japan (Talks Between the Chairman of the Policy Research Council of the Liberal Democratic Party Shigeru Ishiba, Senior Officials of the Obama Administration and Others)
  4. The Concept of the Japan-US Security Arrangements, the Japan-US Security Alliance and the Japan-US Alliance
  5. Protests against the Scientific Whaling
  6. A Japan-Republic of Korea (ROK) Joint Declaration
  7. A Hit-and-Run Accident in Okinawa Prefecture
  8. Development of Anti-Terrorism Measures at Airports
  9. Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs Mitoji Yabunaka’s Visit to the United States
  10. Foreign Residents’ Voting Rights in Local Elections

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