Press Conference by Minister for Foreign Affairs Hirofumi Nakasone Archives
December 2008

26 December

  1. Opening Statement
    • Emergency Grant Aid to Tackle the Cholera Outbreak in the Republic of Zimbabwe
  2. Measures against Piracy Cases off the Coast of Somalia
  3. Reflections on the Past Year and Future Prospects
  4. Plans for Overseas Visits

24 December

  1. Opening Statement
    • (1) Signing of the Japan-Vietnam Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA)
    • (2) Extension of the Replenishment Support Special Measures Law
  2. Measures against Piracy Cases off the Coast of Somalia

19 December

  1. North Korean Issues

16 December

  1. Opening Statement
    • The Second Japan-Australia Joint Foreign and Defence Ministerial Consultations (2+2 Meeting)
  2. North Korean Issues
  3. The Japan-China-ROK Trilateral Summit Meeting

12 December

  1. North Korean Issues

9 December

  1. Opening Statement
    • (1) Attendance at the Japan-China-ROK Trilateral Summit Meeting by Mr. Hirofumi Nakasone, Minister for Foreign Affairs
    • (2) Emergency Grant Aid for Flood Disaster in the Republic of Yemen
  2. The Japan-China-ROK Trilateral Summit Meeting
  3. Entry by Chinese Marine Research Vessel into the Territorial Waters of the Senkaku Islands
  4. Visit to Japan by Mr. Naryshkin Sergei Evgenievich, Chief of Staff of the Presidential Executive Office of the Russian Federation
  5. North Korean Issues
  6. Activities Undertaken to Prevent the Conducting of Scientific Whaling

5 December

  1. Opening Statement
    • Visit to Japan by Ambassador Patricia Espinosa Cantellano, Secretary of Foreign Affairs of Mexico
  2. North Korean Issues
  3. Attendance of the Minister for Foreign Affairs at the Convention on Cluster Munitions Signing Ceremony

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