Press Conference by Foreign Minister Masahiko Koumura Archives
March 2008

28 March

  1. Statement by Prime Minister Fukuda about the Issue of Funding for Roads
  2. ASEAN-Japan Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement
  3. Special Measures Agreement on Host Nation Support
  4. Status of US Forces Agreement

25 March

  1. Visit to Japan by Minister of Foreign Affairs Yang Jiechi of the People's Republic of China
  2. A "Joint Document" with the People's Republic of China
  3. Visit to Japan by President-elect Ma Ying-jeou of Taiwan
  4. Murder Case in Yokosuka
  5. Visit to Russia by Minister for Foreign Affairs Masahiko Koumura
  6. Impressions on the First Six Months of the Fukuda Cabinet
  7. Impact of the Current Diet Situation on Japan's Diplomacy

21 March

  1. Talks with Foreign Minister Laure Olga Gondjout of the Gabonese Republic
  2. Courtesy Call Paid on President El Hadj Omar Bongo Ondimba of the Gabonese Republic
  3. Talks with Mr. Jean Ping, the incoming Chairperson of the African Union Commission
  4. Situation in Tibet

18 March

  1. Outreach Meetings at the G8 Hokkaido Toyako Summit
  2. Recognition of the Republic of Kosovo
  3. Dispatch of Election Monitors to the Constituent Assembly Election in Nepal
  4. Attendance by Foreign Minister Koumura at the Ministerial Preparatory Conference for the Fourth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD IV)
  5. Situation in Tibet
  6. Nomination of Governor of the Bank of Japan
  7. Political Realignment
  8. Visit to the US by Akitaka Saiki, Director-General for Asian and Oceanian Affairs Bureau

16 March

  1. Situation in Tibet

14 March

  1. Second Seminar on National Reconciliation in Iraq
  2. US-North Korea Consultations
  3. Currency Exchange, Nomination of Bank of Japan Governor

11 March

  1. "Spy Organization" Accreditation of Intelligence and Analysis Service
  2. US-North Korea Consultations
  3. Abduction Issue
  4. Cabinet Personnel Agency Plan
  5. Incidents by US Forces in Okinawa

7 March

  1. Terrorist Shooting Attack in Jerusalem
  2. Anti-Whaling Protest at the Japanese Embassy in the United Kingdom
  3. Domestic Politics (Nomination of Bank of Japan Governor, Discussion at the Committee on Budget)
  4. Visit to Japan by Hu Jintao, President of the People's Republic of China
  5. Outreach at the G8 Hokkaido Toyako Summit

4 March

  1. Adoption of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1803 concerning Iran's Nuclear Issue
  2. Incidents by US Forces in Okinawa
  3. Whaling Issues

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