Japan-U.S. Counter-Terrorism Consultations

February 25, 2013

  1. The Japan-U.S. Counter-Terrorism Consultations will be held in Tokyo, Japan on February 28, 2013.
  2. H.E. Mr. Osamu Imai, Ambassador in charge of International Cooperation for Countering Terrorism and International Organized Crime, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, and H.E. Mr. Jerry Lanier (Ambassador), Principal Deputy Coordinator and Acting Coordinator for Counterterrorism, Department of State, United States of America will represent respective sides. Officials of counter-terrorism related ministries and agencies from the two countries will attend the meeting.
  3. In this bilateral meeting, Japan and the U.S. will share information regarding the international terrorism situation, and also exchange views on matters relating to counter-terrorism cooperation and capacity building assistance, in particular through the framework of the Global Counterterrorism Forum (GCTF), in response to the hostage-taking incident in Algeria.