Press Conference by Press Secretary

July 1997

29 July

  1. Press conference announcements
    1. The Fourth ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) Ministerial Meeting
    2. Achievements of the ASEAN Post-Ministerial Meeting

25 July

  1. Press conference announcements
    1. "Eurasian diplomacy" speech by Prime Minister Ryutaro Hashimoto
    2. Visit to India and Pakistan by Foreign Minister Yukihiko Ikeda
    3. Upcoming ASEAN meetings
  2. Comprehensive Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT)
  3. Taiwanese visas
  4. Japan-Republic of Korea Fishery Agreement
  5. Northern Territories issue
  6. Issue of Japanese wives in North Korea

22 July

  1. Press conference announcements
    1. Import of maize from China
    2. Visit to India and Pakistan by Foreign Minister Yukihiko Ikeda
  2. Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT)
  3. Afghanistan situation
  4. Japan-India bilateral relations
  5. Taiwan's participation in the World Trade Organization (WTO)

18 July

  1. Introduction to the press conference
    1. New president in India
    2. Situation in Afghanistan
  2. Issue of Japanese wives in North Korea
  3. Japan-North Korea contacts
  4. "Surrounding area" situation
  5. Chinese maize shipment to Japan

15 July

  1. Japan's Contributions to International Organizations
  2. Grants and loans to Indonesia
  3. Detainment of two Republic of Korea fishermen
  4. Dispatch of Japanese aircraft to Cambodia
  5. Indonesian national car issue
  6. Voluntary aid contributions to United Nations organizations
  7. Situation in Cambodia
  8. Human rights in Cambodia

11 July

  1. Introduction to the Press Conference
    1. North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Madrid Summit
    2. Situation in Cambodia
  2. Sending of Japanese aircraft to Thailand
  3. Maintaining peace in Cambodia
  4. Dialogue with ASEAN and others on Cambodia
  5. Situation regarding Japanese citizens in Cambodia
  6. Evacuation of foreigners in Cambodia
  7. Response of Japan and ASEAN countries to the situation in Cambodia
  8. Visit to Japan by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of the State of Israel
  9. Middle East peace process
  10. Press conference with Hwang Jang Yop in the Republic of Korea
  11. Japan-North Korea contacts

4 July

  1. Situation in the Kingdom of Cambodia
  2. Visit of President Alberto Fujimori of the Republic of Peru to Japan
  3. Terrorism
  4. Tokyo Bay oil spill
  5. Security for the visit to Japan by President Alberto Fujimori of the Republic of Peru

1 July

  1. Reversion of Hong Kong to China
  2. Japan-Republic of Korea fishing agreement
  3. Shooting of unarmed fishing vessels
  4. Northern Territories discussions
  5. Meeting of the foreign ministers of Japan and the Republic of Korea

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