Press Conference by Foreign Minister Masahiko Koumura Archives
February 2008

29 February

  1. Concerning Contributions to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM)
  2. Taiwan Issue
  3. Incident of Health Hazard Thought to be caused by Chinese-made Frozen Dumplings

26 February

  1. Dispatch of Election Monitors to Russian Presidential Election
  2. Arrest of Japanese National in Saipan
  3. Visit to Japan by US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice
  4. Consideration of the Dispatch of Personnel to Sudan PKO Mission
  5. Collision of Aegis Destroyer and Fishing Vessel
  6. Japan-China Strategic Dialogue
  7. Japan-China Defense Exchanges

22 February

  1. Incidents by US Marines in Okinawa
  2. North Korean Issues
  3. Japan-China Strategic Dialogue
  4. Japan-Republic of Korea Free Trade Agreement

19 February

  1. General Election in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan
  2. Collision of a Maritime Self-Defense Forces Destroyer "Atago" and Fishing Vessel "Seitoku-maru"
  3. Detecting Poison from a Vinegared Mackerel Processed in China
  4. Ministerial Preparatory Conference for Tokyo International Conference on African Development IV (TICAD IV)
  5. Recognition of Kosovo's Independence
  6. Issue of Gas Fields in the East China Sea

15 February (6:10 p.m.)

  1. Suspected Assault by US Marine of a Schoolgirl in Okinawa

15 February (9:13 a.m.)

  1. Issue of Takeshima
  2. North Korean Issues
  3. Incident of Health Hazard Thought to be Caused by Chinese-made Frozen Dumplings
  4. Suspected Assault by US Marine of a Schoolgirl in Okinawa
  5. Media Reports Regarding the Next Foreign Minister of the Republic of Korea

12 February

  1. Policy Speech on Water and Sanitation
  2. Suspected Assault by US Marine of a Schoolgirl in Okinawa
  3. Mayoral Election in Iwakuni
  4. Media Reports about Diplomatic Records
  5. Incident of Health Hazard Thought to be Caused by Chinese-made Frozen Dumplings

10 February

  1. Speech by Masahiko Koumura at the 44th Munich Conference on Security Policy
  2. Kosovo Issue
  3. Mayoral Election in Iwakuni

8 February

  1. Attendance at the 44th Munich Conference on Security Policy by Foreign Minister Koumura
  2. Arrest of Ex-sumo Stablemaster Tokitsukaze
  3. Incident of Health Hazard Thought to be Caused by Chinese-made Frozen Dumplings

5 February

  1. Incident of Health Hazard Thought to be caused by Chinese-made Frozen Dumplings
  2. Northern Territories Issue
  3. Exchange of Notes on the Replenishment Support Special Measures Law

1 February

  1. Meeting of the Afghanistan Joint Coordination and Monitoring Board (JCMB)
  2. Emergency Grant Aid for Kenyan Internally Displaced Persons
  3. Incident of Health Hazard Thought to be caused by Chinese-made Frozen Dumplings
  4. Reports concerning a Ransom Paid for Japanese Hostages in Kyrgyz
  5. Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) utilizing ODA
  6. Japan-Australia Foreign Ministers Talks
  7. Courtesy Call on Foreign Minister Koumura by Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs He Yafei of China

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