Press Conference by Foreign Minister Archives
September 2008

Press Conference by Foreign Minister Hirofumi Nakasone

30 September

  1. North Korean Issues
  2. Establishment of the new Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)
  3. Replenishment Activities in the Indian Ocean
  4. International Financial Issues
  5. Implementation Period for the Japan-China-ROK Summit

25 September

  1. Opening Statement
  2. North Korean Issues
  3. Appointment as Minister for Foreign Affairs
  4. Japan-US Relations
  5. Abduction of Japanese Nationals in Ethiopia
  6. Replenishment Support Special Measures Law
  7. Reorganization of the US Forces in Japan (USFJ)

24 September

  1. Opening Remarks
  2. Japan-China Relations
  3. Visits to Yasukuni Shrine
  4. Response to the Privatization of the Postal Services

Press Conference by Foreign Minister Masahiko Koumura

24 September

  1. Opening Remarks by Minister for Foreign Affairs Masahiko Koumura
  2. Foreign Minister Masahiko Koumura's Thoughts on His Tenure in Office and His Expectations for the New Cabinet

19 September

  1. Opening Statement by Minister for Foreign Affairs
    - Cabinet Decision on Bill to Partially Revise the Replenishment Support Special Measures Law

16 September

  1. Opening Statement by the Minister
    Measures for Strengthening Security Precautions by NGOs, etc. in Response to the Kidnapping of a Japanese National in Afghanistan
  2. Securing the Unidentified Submarine
  3. Japanese Surrogate Birth in India
  4. Handling of India by the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG)

12 September

  1. Opening Statement by Minister for Foreign Affairs
    • (1) Japan's Replenishment Support Activities under the Replenishment Support Special Measures Law (Exchange of Notes with Denmark)
    • (2) Decision on the Logo and Catchphrase for Mekong-Japan Exchange Year 2009
  2. North Korean Issues

9 September

  1. Meeting of Four Ministers on Global Warming
  2. North Korean Issues
  3. Evaluation of the G8 Hokkaido Toyako Summit, etc.
  4. The Fight against Terrorism
  5. The Issue of Georgia

5 September

  1. North Korean Issues

2 September

  1. North Korean Issues
  2. Japan-China-ROK Summit Meeting
  3. Refueling Activities in the Indian Ocean
  4. Declaration of State of Emergency in Bangkok
  5. Possibility of the Prime Minister Attending the United Nations General Assembly

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