Press Conference by Press Secretary

May 1997

30 May

  1. Food aid to North Korea
  2. Japan-South Korea Bilateral discussions
  3. Spratly Islands issue
  4. North Korea issues
  5. Senkaku Islands issue
  6. Japanese wives in North Korea

27 May

  1. Press conference announcements
    1. Coup in the Republic of Sierra Leone
    2. Activities of the Korean Peninsula Energy Development Organization (KEDO)
    3. Visit to the Russian Federation by Minister for Foreign Affairs Yukihiko Ikeda
    4. Presidential elections in the Islamic Republic of Iran
  2. Japan-Russian Federation relations
  3. Japan-Islamic Republic of Iran relations
  4. Situation in the Islamic State of Afghanistan
  5. Review of the Japan-U.S. Guidelines for Defense Cooperation
  6. Japanese wives in North Korea
  7. Situation in the Senkaku Islands
  8. Agreement between the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and the Russian Federation
  9. French elections
  10. Turkish military movements in the Republic of Iraq

23 May

  1. Appeal concerning the Senkaku Islands
  2. Indonesian car policy issue
  3. Official Development Assistance (ODA) to Asia

20 May

  1. Press conference announcement
    1. Situation in Zaire
    2. Situation in the Senkaku Islands
  2. Japanese wives in North Korea
  3. Investment in the South Asia region
  4. Economic mission to the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka
  5. Japan-Republic of Turkey relations
  6. Japan-People's Republic of Bangladesh relations
  7. Investment in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan

16 May

  1. Membership in the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
  2. Japanese wives in North Korea
  3. Food aid to North Korea
  4. Alleged kidnapping of Lebanese by North Korea
  5. Alleged kidnapping of Japanese by North Korean agents
  6. Agreement between the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and the Russian Federation
  7. Upcoming visit of Defense Minister Igor Rodionov of the Russian Federation to Japan

13 May

  1. Press Conference Announcements
    1. Situation in the Republic of Chechnya
    2. Meeting of Prime Minister Inder Kumar Gujral of the Republic of India and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan
    3. Situation regarding the Senkaku Islands
  2. Landing of Taiwanese on the Senkaku Islands
  3. Interim report on the Japan-United States Guidelines for Defense Cooperation

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