Press Conference by Minister for Foreign Affairs Hirofumi Nakasone Archives
January 2009

30 January

  1. The Cancellation of the Provision of Humanitarian Relief Goods for the Residents of the Northern Territories
  2. North Korean Issues

27 January

  1. Opening Statement
    • Minister for Foreign Affairs Nakasone's Visit to Okinawa
  2. Visit to North Korea by Wang Jiarui, Chief of the International Department of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China

23 January

  1. Opening Statement
    • (1) Telephone Talk between Mr. Hirofumi Nakasone, Minister for Foreign Affairs, and Mrs. Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State of the United States
    • (2) Implementation of Assistance in Kind and Emergency Humanitarian Assistance for the Afflicted Palestinians
  2. Closure of the Detention Facilities at Guantanamo Bay by the New U.S. Administration
  3. The Issue of the Disposal of Chemical Weapons in China

20 January

  1. Opening Statement
    • (1) Reelection of Ms. Fumiko Saiga as a Judge of the International Criminal Court (ICC)
    • (2) Inauguration of the New President of the United States
  2. Situation in Gaza
  3. North Korean Issues
  4. Former Vice Minister Shotaro Yachi Inaugurated as Government Representative

16 January

  1. Opening Remarks - Situation in the Gaza Strip
  2. Statement by United Kingdom Foreign Secretary David Miliband
  3. North Korean Issues
  4. Measures against Piracy Cases off the Coast of Somalia
  5. Selection of Secretary-General for the Japan-ASEAN Center
  6. Senate Confirmation Hearings Held in the U.S. Congress on the Confirmation of Hillary Clinton as the Next Secretary of State
  7. Media Reports on Deputy Cabinet Secretary Kounoike

13 January

  1. Opening Statement
    • Dispatch of Ambassador on Special Mission to Attend the Inauguration Ceremony of the President of the Republic of Palau
  2. Japan-ROK Summit Meeting

9 January

  1. Opening Statement
    • (1) Report on the Cabinet Meeting
    • (2) Dispatch of Civilians to a PRT (Provincial Reconstruction Team) in Afghanistan
  2. The Development of Natural Resources in the East China Sea
  3. Measures against Piracy Cases off the Coast of Somalia

5 January

  1. Opening Statement
  2. The Development of Natural Resources in the East China Sea
  3. The Situation in the Gaza Strip

Back to Index