Statement by the Press Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the nomination of Ms. Caroline Kennedy as new U.S. Ambassador to Japan

July 25, 2013
Japanese

    1. The Government of Japan welcomes the nomination of Ms. Caroline Kennedy as new U.S. Ambassador to Japan.
    2. The GOJ understands that Ms. Caroline Kennedy has the deep confidence of President Obama, and it highly appreciates her nomination as reflecting the great importance the Obama Administration attaches to the Japan-U.S. alliance.
    3. The GOJ expects that Ms. Caroline Kennedy will assume her new post at an early date and play an active role in various fields. The GOJ will work closely and cooperate with Ms. Caroline Kennedy and make efforts to further enhance the Japan-U.S. alliance.

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* The foregoing is a provisional translation. The date indicated above denotes the date of the original in Japanese.