Ms. Yoriko Kawaguchi, Minister for Foreign Affairs, to Visit the United States of America

September 17, 2004

  1. Ms. Yoriko Kawaguchi, Minister for Foreign Affairs, will visit New York, U.S. A. from September 19 (Sun) to 25 (Sat).

  2. During her stay in New York, Ms. Kawaguchi, taking advantage of attending the general debate in the 59th U.N. General Assembly, will meet with those related with the U.N., including members of the High-level Committee established by Secretary-General Kofi Annan, have bilateral talks with her counterparts as well as multilateral talks including those of foreign ministers of the G8 countries (at dinner).
[Reference] Itinerary of Foreign Minister Kawaguchi's Visit includes:

Sept. 19 (Sun) Depart Narita
Arrive New York
Sept. 20 (Mon) Japan-France Foreign Ministers' Meeting
Japan-EU Troika Foreign Ministers' Meeting
Japan-Russia Foreign Ministers' Meeting
Sept. 21 (Tue) Listen to a speech by Prime Minister Koizumi in the general debate
Sept. 22 (Wed) Japan-Iran Foreign Ministers' Meeting
Women Foreign Ministers' Meeting
Japan-GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) Foreign Ministers' Meeting
Japan-Italy Foreign Ministers' Meeting
G8 Foreign Ministers' Dinner
Sept. 23 (Thu) "Friends of the CTBT (Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty)
Foreign Ministers' Meeting
Japan-Germany Foreign Ministers' Meeting
Meeting with the members of High-level Committee
Sept. 24 (Fri) Foreign-Minister-level Preparatory Meeting for Broader Middle
East and North Africa Initiative "Forum for the Future"
Japan-Australia Foreign Ministers' Meeting
Japan-R.O.K. Foreign Ministers' Meeting
Sept. 25 (Sat) Depart New York
Sept. 26 (Sun) Arrive Narita
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