Press Conference by Press Secretary

June 2005

28 June

  1. Visit by Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress to Saipan Island
  2. Statement by the Press Secretary/Director-General for Press and Public Relations on the presidential election in Iran
  3. Statement by the Press Secretary on the poison gas accident in Guangzhou City, Guangdong Province, China
  4. Telephone conversation between Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi and Prime Minister Tony Blair of the United Kingdom
  5. Visit to Japan by Prime Minister Phan Van Khai of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam
  6. Visit to Japan by Chief Emeritus of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM) Tommy Thompson
  7. Japanese grant assistance to Iraq, the United Republic of Tanzania, Mongolia and the Union of Myanmar
  8. Question concerning incident involving Japanese teaching material
  9. Questions concerning Self-Defense Forces (SDF) in Iraq

24 June

  1. High-Level Dialogue on the Financing for Development
  2. Bali Process Workshop on Developing a Coordinated Inter-Agency National Action Plan to Eradicate Trafficking in Persons
  3. Statement by the Press Secretary/Director-General for Press and Public Relations on the election of Mr. Shunji Yanai as a judge of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS)
  4. Statement by the Press Secretary on the conclusion of negotiations on a Draft International Instrument on Identifying and Tracing Illicit Small Arms and Light Weapons (provisional title)
  5. Statement by the Press Secretary on the summit meeting between Israeli and Palestinian leaders
  6. Statement by the Press Secretary on the general election for the Lebanese parliament
  7. Visit by Parliamentary Secretary for Foreign Affairs Katsuyuki Kawai to the State of Bahrain and the State of Kuwait
  8. Grassroots cultural grant assistance to the Olympic Committee of the Governorate of Al-Muthanna, Iraq
  9. Grant assistance to the Syrian Arab Republic
  10. Provision of yen loans to the Republic of Tunisia
  11. Dispatch of government survey mission to support the Republic of the Sudan
  12. Appointment of a permanent representative of the Government of Japan to the African Union (AU)
  13. Grant assistance to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
  14. Grant assistance to the Republic of Senegal
  15. Grant assistance to the Republic of Uganda
  16. GVisit by Parliamentary Secretary for Foreign Affairs Keishiro Fukushima to the Independent State of Papua New Guinea, the Kingdom of Tonga and the Republic of Vanuatu
  17. Visit by Senior Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs Shuzen Tanigawa to Mongolia
  18. Japan-People's Republic of China Comprehensive Policy Dialogue
  19. Grant assistance to the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam
  20. Guests and national/special days of the 2005 World Exposition, Aichi, Japan (25 June-1 July)
  21. Questions concerning Japan-People's Republic of China Comprehensive Policy Dialogue
  22. Question concerning Six-Party Talks

17 June

  1. Japan-Republic of Korea (ROK) Summit Meeting
  2. Telephone conversation between Minister for Foreign Affairs Nobutaka Machimura and Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice of the United States of America
  3. Upcoming visit to Japan by Prime Minister Begum Khaleda Zia of the People's Republic of Bangladesh
  4. Information on Japan's school textbook examination procedure on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs website
  5. Grant assistance to the Republic of The Gambia
  6. Guests and national/special days of the 2005 World Exposition, Aichi, Japan (18 - 24 June)
  7. Follow-up questions concerning Prime Minister Zia's visit
  8. Follow-up questions concerning Japan-ROK Summit Meeting
  9. Question concerning reform of the United Nations (UN)
  10. Question concerning Japan-ROK relations
  11. Question concerning possible meeting between Foreign Minister Machimura and US Secretary of State Rice

14 June

  1. Grant assistance for the Kingdom of Cambodia
  2. Grant assistance for Mongolia
  3. Presentation ceremony of medical equipment to Al-Samawah General Hospital
  4. Exhibition "Schools of Dream"
  5. Questions concerning Japan-Republic of Korea Summit Meeting
  6. Question concerning reform of the United Nations (UN)
  7. Question concerning debt relief
  8. Question concerning FY2006 budget

10 June

  1. 12th town meeting of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  2. High-Level Forum on Health MDGs in Asia and the Pacific
  3. Japanese grant aid projects
  4. Guests and national/special days of the 2005 World Exposition, Aichi, Japan (11 - 17 June)

7 June

  1. Visit by Minister for Foreign Affairs Nobutaka Machimura to the State of Brunei Darussalam, the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam and the Kingdom of Cambodia
  2. Japanese grant assistance
  3. Japan-Canada Peace and Security Symposium
  4. Questions concerning G8 Summit
  5. Question concerning reform of the United Nations (UN)
  6. Question concerning telephone conversation between Foreign Minister Machimura and Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice of the US
  7. Question concerning possibility of Japan-People's Republic of China summit meeting at the G8 Summit
  8. Questions concerning East Asia Summit

3 June

  1. Commencement of negotiations on the Japan-Indonesia Economic Partnership Agreement
  2. Situation in the Republic of Uzbekistan
  3. 6th Meeting of the Japan-China Board of Assistance to Greening Activities
  4. Seminar series to understand the Middle East and Islam
  5. Support to "Empowerment of women and adolescents in social risks in Central America - protection from sexual exploitation and promotion of human rights" in El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala
  6. Grant aid to the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) for the project for improving the control of infectious diseases and the nutritional status of Palestinian children of the Palestinian Authority
  7. Guests and national/special days of the 2005 World Exposition, Aichi, Japan (4 - 10 June)
  8. Question concerning remarks made by Chinese Ambassador to the United Nations Wang Guangya
  9. Question concerning visit to Japan by Prime Minister Ariel Sharon of the State of Israel

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