Japan-U.S. Summit Teleconference
July 7, 2006
Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi received a telephone call from President George W. Bush of the United States of America for about 10 minutes from 9:25 (Japan time) on July 6.
- The two leaders agreed, at the beginning of the conversation, that the official visit of Prime Minister Koizumi to the United States at the end of June was a great success, demonstrating the solid Japan-U.S. alliance both in and out of their countries.
- Concerning the launches of missiles by North Korea, the two leaders affirmed the importance of issuing a strong and united message from the international community including major relevant countries. They also concurred that it is important to send a resolute and strong message at the United Nations Security Council as the Council began discussions on this matter. They also agreed that Japan and the United States continue close coordination.
- The two leaders concluded the conversation by promising to meet again at the G8 St. Petersburg Summit.
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