Foreign Minister's Page
August 17, 2018
Foreign Minister KONO's Trips
Russia, Singapore, Myanmar, and Bangladesh (July 30-August 8, 2018)
Foreign Minister Kono visited Russia, Singapore, Myanmar and Bangladesh to have foreign ministers’ meetings in respective countries. He also attended the Japan-Russia Foreign and Defense Ministerial Consultation (“2+2” Ministerial Meeting) in Russia and ASEAN-related Foreign Ministers' Meetings in Singapore, and paid courtesy calls on President Win Myint in Myanmar and Prime Minister Hasina in Bangladesh.
Malaysia and France (July 10-14, 2018)
Foreign Minister Kono visited Malaysia and France to have foreign ministers’ meetings in both countries. In Malaysia, he paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Mahathir. In France, he attended the events related to Japonismes 2018 and the July 14th military parade.