Prime Minister Abe and Foreign Minister Kishida to Attend Japan-China-ROK Trilateral Summit Meeting

October 28, 2015
Japanese

  1. 1. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is scheduled to visit Seoul, Republic of Korea from November 1 to 2 to attend the Trilateral Summit Meeting among Japan, China and the Republic of Korea (ROK), among other events, if circumstances permit. Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida is also scheduled to visit Seoul from October 31 to November 2, if circumstances permit, to accompany Prime Minister Abe.

    2. At the Japan-China-ROK Trilateral Summit Meeting, the leaders will discuss trilateral cooperation and regional and global issues. Bilateral meetings with the ROK at the summit and foreign ministerial levels are scheduled to take place on this occasion. A summit meeting with China is also being coordinated.

    [SCHEDULE]

    【Prime Minister Abe】

    November 1. A.M. Departure from Japan
    Arrival at Seoul
    P.M. Japan-China-ROK Trilateral Summit Meeting
    2. P.M. Departure from Seoul
    Arrival at Japan

    【Foreign Minister Kishida】

    October 31. P.M. Departure from Japan
    Arrival at Seoul
    November 1. P.M. Japan-China-ROK Trilateral Summit Meeting
    2. P.M. Departure from Seoul
    Arrival at Japan

    [Reference] The past Trilateral Summit Meetings

    1. December 13, 2008 (Fukuoka, Japan)
    2. October 10, 2009 (Beijing, China)
    3. May 29-30, 2010 (Jeju, ROK)
    4. May 22, 2011 (Tokyo, Japan)
    5. May 13, 2012 (Beijing, China)