Press Conference by the Press Secretary Archive
July 2006

18 July: Deputy Press Secretary Tomohiko Taniguchi

  1. Announcements and documents available on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs website
  2. Visit to Japan by Mr. Ian McCartney, Minister of State for Trade, Investment and Foreign Affairs of the United Kingdom (UK)
  3. Questions concerning possible additional sanctions by Japan against North Korea

14 July: Deputy Press Secretary Tomohiko Taniguchi

  1. Policy evaluations
  2. Statement by the Press Secretary/Director-General for Press and Public Relations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, on the situation on the Israel-Lebanon border
  3. Japan's assistance to the Palestinians on the occasion of the visit of Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi
  4. Visit to the State of Kuwait by Mr. Katsutoshi Kaneda, Senior Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs
  5. Visit to Japan by Mr. Angel Gurr, Secretary-General of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
  6. Follow-up questions concerning the visit to Kuwait by Mr. Kaneda
  7. Question concerning Japan's position on a United Nations (UN) Security Council resolution for North Korea

13 July (Internet Press Chat Conference): Deputy Press Secretary Tomohiko Taniguchi

  1. Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi's congratulatory message to Prime Minister Jose Ramos-Horta of Timor-Leste on his appointment
  2. Statement by Mr. Taro Aso, Minister for Foreign Affairs, on the bomb blasts in the Republic of India
  3. Visit to Japan by Mr. Gunter Verheugen, Vice-President of the European Commission (in charge of enterprise and industry)
  4. Telephone conversations related to North Korea's missile launches
  5. Japanese official development assistance (ODA)
  6. 2nd Japan-Mexico Cultural Summit
  7. 3rd Public Forum for the UN Reform
  8. Questions concerning Japan's reactions and responses to diplomatic talks involving North Korea
  9. Question concerning possible buildup in Japan's defense capability

11 July: Deputy Press Secretary Tomohiko Taniguchi

  1. Announcements
  2. Questions concerning response to North Korea's missile launches
  3. Question concerning visit to Japan of Mr. James Wolfensohn, former President of the World Bank

7 July: Deputy Press Secretary Tomohiko Taniguchi

  1. Statement by the Press Secretary/Director-General for Press and Public Relations on the marine scientific research by the Government of the Republic of Korea in the waters where claim of the exclusive economic zones (EEZ) overlap between Japan and the ROK and the territorial sea around Takeshima Islands
  2. Announcements related to launch of missiles by North Korea
  3. Visit to Japan by Mr. Abdelwaheb Abdallah, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tunisia
  4. Official development assistance (ODA)
  5. Follow-up questions concerning North Korea's missile launches
  6. Question concerning Man Gyong Bong
  7. Questions concerning visit to China by Mr. Kenichiro Sasae, Director-General of the Asian and Oceanian Affairs Bureau of the Foreign Ministry
  8. Questions concerning G8 Summit in St. Petersburg
  9. Question concerning visit to Japan by Mr. Christopher Hill, Assistant Secretary of the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs of the US Department of State
  10. Question concerning free trade talks between Japan and Canada

4 July: Assistant Press Secretary Akira Chiba

  1. Statement by Mr. Taro Aso, Minister for Foreign Affairs, on the official initiation of the Khmer Rouge Trials in Cambodia
  2. Statement by the Press Secretary/Director-General for Press and Public Relations on the National Assembly Elections in Kuwait
  3. Statement by the Press Secretary on the scientific sea survey by the Government of the Republic of Korea in the exclusive economic zones (EEZ) and sea zones around Takeshima where claims of Japan and the ROK overlap
  4. Official development assistance (ODA)
  5. Press conference by Foreign Minister Aso on 4 July
  6. Questions concerning visit to Juganji Temple by Foreign Minister Aso
  7. Questions concerning scientific sea survey by the Government of the ROK

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