Press Conference by Press Secretary

January 2000

28 January

  1. Announcement on the Ministerial Steering Committee of Multilateral Consultation of the Middle East Peace Process
  2. Announcement on the contents of the letters received by Prime Minister Keizo Obuchi from Acting President Vladimir Putin of the Russian Federation and former President Boris Yeltsin of the Russian Federation
  3. Question concerning the possible visit of Prime Minister Keizo Obuchi to Bangkok
  4. Question relating to Prime Minister Keizo Obuchi's Policy Speech
  5. Question relating to the scheduling of the preliminary talks with North Korea

25 January

  1. Announcement on the change of Government in the Republic of Ecuador
  2. Announcement on the visit to Japan of Foreign Minister Ivanov of the Russian Federation
  3. Current situation in Indonesia and the situation of Japanese nationals in Lombok
  4. Japan's position on the Chechnya situation
  5. Other issues

21 January

  1. Announcement on the visit of Senior State Secretary for Foreign Affairs Shozo Azuma to East Timor and the Republic of Indonesia
  2. Announcement on the telephone conversation between Minister for Foreign Affairs Yohei Kono and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Lee Jung Bin of the Republic of Korea
  3. Questions on the position of the Government of Japan on the rescheduling of Indonesian official public debt
  4. Questions on relations between the Government of Japan and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and the participation of Minister for Foreign Affairs Yohei Kono in the scheduled multilateral negotiations on Middle East peace
  5. Other issues

14 January

Speaker: Mr. Yasuhisa Kawamura, Director of International Press Division

  1. Announcement on the visit to Southeast Asia of Prime Minister Keizo Obuchi
  2. Announcement on the visit to Europe of Minister for Foreign Affairs Yohei Kono
  3. Questions relating to the visit to Europe of Minister for Foreign Affairs Yohei Kono and issues pertaining to bilateral relations between Japan and Europe
  4. The position of the Government of Japan regarding the Mixed Oxide fuel issue
  5. Questions relating to the position of the Government of Japan on the Middle East and the exporting of arms
  6. Other issues

12 January

Speaker: Mr. Yasuhisa Kawamura, Director of International Press Division

  1. Announcement on the launching of the Kyushu-Okinawa Summit Meeting 2000 homepage
  2. Visit to Southeast Asia by Prime Minister Keizo Obuchi and details of his meeting with Prime Minister Hun Sen of the Kingdom of Cambodia
  3. Details of the visit to Europe by Minister for Foreign Affairs Yohei Kono
  4. Details of the meetings held between Minister of Defence George Fernandes of the Republic of India and Chief Cabinet Mikio Aoki and Director-General Tsutomu Kawara of the Defense Agency
  5. Administrative handling of the Kyushu-Okinawa Summit
  6. Issues relating to North Korea

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