Mr. Taro Aso, Minister for Foreign Affairs, to Attend ASEAN+3 Ministerial Meeting, Japan-ASEAN Ministerial Meeting, EAS Ministerial Meeting, etc.
December 6, 2005
- Mr. Taro Aso, Minister for Foreign Affairs, will visit Malaysia from December 8 (Thu) to 10 (Sat) to attend the EAS (East Asia Summit) Foreign Ministerial Meeting, ASEAN + 3 (Japan, China, and the R.O.K.) Ministerial Meeting, Japan-ASEAN Ministerial Meeting, and others.
- At the ASEAN + 3 Ministerial Meeting (working lunch) held on December 9 (Fri) Mr. Aso will exchange views with his counterparts on ways to further promote ASEAN + 3 cooperation and the preparation for the ASEAN + 3 Summit Meeting.
On the same day, Mr. Aso will exchange views with other foreign ministers, at the Japan-ASEAN Ministerial Meeting, on the review and further promotion of Japan-ASEAN cooperation, and on the preparation for the Japan-ASEAN Summit Meeting.
On December 10 (Sat), Mr. Aso will participate in the working lunch of the Foreign Ministers of the EAS (East Asia Summit) member countries to exchange views with his counterparts on the preparation for the first EAS and modalities of regional cooperation in the future.
- During his stay in Malaysia, Mr. Aso will also have bilateral talks with his counter parts who are attending the above meetings.
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