Press Conference by Minister for Foreign Affairs Katsuya Okada Archives
October 2009

27 October

  1. Opening Statements
    • (1) Launching of the Headquarters for the Promotion of Economic Partnership Agreements and the World Trade Organization Negotiations
    • (2) Meeting of the Council of the Three-level Political Appointees
  2. Headquarters for the Promotion of Economic Partnership Agreements and the World Trade Organization Negotiations
  3. Convening of a Nuclear Security Summit
  4. The Issue of Replenishment Activities in the Indian Ocean
  5. The Issue of the Realignment of the US Forces in Japan
  6. Reports on the Belongings of Kenji Nagai
  7. Testimony by Bunroku Yoshino, Former Director of the Former American Affairs Bureau of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  8. The Investigation into the Issue of the so-called Secret Agreements
  9. Japan-Russia Vice-Ministers' Meeting
  10. Perceptions of History by Japan and the Republic of Korea

20 October

  1. Opening Statements
    • (1) Meeting of the Council of the Three Political-level Appointees
  2. Issue of the Realignment of the US Forces in Japan
  3. Visit to Japan by Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates of the United States
  4. Disclosure of Information regarding Diplomatic Documents
  5. Policy on North Korea (Act for Special Measures on Cargo Inspection of North Korean Ships, etc.)
  6. Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)
  7. Assistance to Afghanistan
  8. The Hague Convention
  9. Policies to implement ODA
  10. Issue of the Northern Territories
  11. International Commission on Nuclear Non-proliferation and Disarmament

16 October

  1. Opening Statements
    • (1) Emergency Grant Aid for the Electoral Process in the Republic of the Sudan
    • (2) Meeting of the Council of the Three Political-level Appointees
    • (3) Visit to the US by State Secretary for Foreign Affairs Tetsuro Takemasa
  2. The International Commission on Nuclear Non-proliferation and Disarmament
  3. UN Peacekeeping Operations
  4. Assistance to Afghanistan
  5. East Asian Community
  6. The United Nations Resolution on Nuclear Disarmament
  7. North Korean Issues (The Bill on Inspections of North Korean Cargo and the Abduction Issue)
  8. Dolphin Hunting in Taiji-cho, Wakayama Prefecture
  9. Impressions One Month after Taking Office
  10. The Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction
  11. The Opening of Press Conferences
  12. Realignment of the US Forces in Japan
  13. Japan-China Joint History Research

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