Press Conference by Press Secretary

March 1995

31 March

  1. Statement of Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Yohei Kono on the Situation in the former Yugoslavia
  2. Dispatch of election observers to the Election Monitoring Mission of the Organization of American States (OAS) for the general elections for the President and Congress in the Republic of Peru
  3. Issues regarding the nerve gas incident on Tokyo subways
  4. Possible resumption of normalization talks between Japan and North Korea and related issues
  5. Reported overseas boycotts of companies doing business with the Union of Myanmar
  6. Japan-Russian Federation relations
  7. Visit of the Dalai Lama to Japan
  8. Japan's positions on recent activities of Turkish military forces inside the Republic of Iraq and on the situation in Chechnya in the Russian Federation
  9. Consideration of a yen loan to the Islamic Republic of Iran

24 March

  1. Emergency aid for persons afflicted by the conflicts in the former Yugoslavia
  2. Financial contribution for the activities of the United Nations Protection Force (UNPROFOR) deployed in the former Yugoslavia
  3. Financial assistance for Ukraine
  4. Possible significance of upcoming political delegation to North Korea
  5. Offer of assistance from the United States of America in response to the nerve gas incident on Tokyo subways
  6. Possible survey mission to the Golan Heights

17 March

  1. Visit to Japan by General Secretary of the Communist Party Do Muoi of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam
  2. Dispatch of High Level Mission on Economic and Technical Cooperation to the Republic of India
  3. Chemical weapons in storage in the People's Republic of China since World War II

14 March

  1. Address by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Yohei Kono at the Joint Japan-U.S. Commemorative Ceremony of the Battle for Iwojima
  2. Announcement of an Economic Action Program by the Government of the United Mexican States
  3. Political delegation to North Korea
  4. Yen credit under consideration for the Islamic Republic of Iran
  5. Economic cooperation for the Arab Republic of Egypt
  6. Repayment of yen loans by the People's Republic of China
  7. Korean Peninsula Energy Development Organization (KEDO)

7 March

  1. Vice-Ministerial Consultations between the Foreign Ministries of Japan and the French Republic
  2. Invitation of journalists from the Far Eastern region of the Russian Federation
  3. Draft Agreement on the Establishment of the Korean Peninsula Energy Development Organization (KEDO)
  4. Japan-Russian Federation relations
  5. Reports of increased defense spending by the People's Republic of China
  6. Currency-related issues
  7. 50th anniversary of the end of World War II
  8. Demonstrations in front of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

3 March

  1. Visit to Japan by President Leonid Danilovich Kuchma of Ukraine
  2. Visit to Japan by President of the United Nations General Assembly and Foreign Minister of the Republic of te d'Ivoire Amara Essy
  3. Continued negotiations on the Korean Energy Development Organization (KEDO)
  4. Talks between Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikolai Kozyrev of the Russian Federation and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Yohei Kono
  5. Shipment of radioactive waste to Japan
  6. Visit to Japan of a senior official of the United States Department of State
  7. Japan's policy toward the Islamic Republic of Iran

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