Press Conference by Minister for Foreign Affairs Archives
September 2009

Press Conference by Foreign Minister Katsuya Okada

29 September

  1. Opening Statements
    • (1) The Opening of Press Conferences held by the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Others and the Basic Policy regarding Press Conferences
    • (2) Regarding Visits Overseas
  2. The Opening of Press Conferences held by the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Others and the Basic Policy regarding Press Conferences
  3. Issue of the Relocation of Futenma Air Station
  4. Assistance to Afghanistan
  5. Japan-Russia Summit Meeting (Territorial Issues)
  6. East Asian Community
  7. Japan-ROK Foreign Ministers' Meeting
  8. Nuclear Disarmament
  9. Japan-US Relations
  10. Issue of Global Warming Issues
  11. Japan-Mekong Foreign Ministers' Meeting
  12. Investigation into the Issue of the Secret Agreements

18 September

  1. Opening Statements
    • (1) Basic Policy regarding Press Conferences by the Minister for Foreign Affairs
    • (2) Attendance in the General Assembly of the UN and Other Conferences
    • (3) Meeting with Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs of the United States Dr. Kurt Campbell
  2. Meeting with Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs of the United States Dr. Kurt Campbell
  3. Orders for an Investigation into the Issue of the Secret Pacts
  4. The Information Transmission Structure of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (The Opening Up of Press Conferences, the Discontinuation of the Vice-Ministers' Press Conferences, and Others)
  5. Appointment of Mr. Muneo Suzuki as a Chairman of the House of Representative Committee on Foreign Affairs
  6. The Issue of the Relocation of the US Military Facility
  7. The North Korean Abduction Issue
  8. Attendance in the General Assembly of the UN and Other Conferences
  9. Objections to the Preemptive Use of Nuclear Weapons
  10. Ministerial Committee on Global Warming

17 September

  1. Opening Statements
    • (1) Orders for an Investigation into the Issue of the so-called Secret Agreements
  2. The Issue of the so-called Secret Agreements
  3. The Realignment of US Forces
  4. The Continuation of the Replenishment Activities in the Indian Ocean
  5. The North Korean Issues
  6. Appointment of State Secretaries and Parliamentary Vice Ministers for Foreign Affairs
  7. The Relationship between the National Strategy Division and Foreign Policy
  8. Japan-US Foreign Ministers Meeting
  9. Disarmament and Non-proliferation
  10. The Right to Collective Self-Defense
  11. East Asian Community
  12. The Japan-China Relationship
  13. Objections to the Preemptive Use of Nuclear Weapons
  14. WTO Negotiations

Press Conference by Foreign Minister Hirofumi Nakasone

15 September

  1. Opening Statement
    • Confirmation at the IAEA General Conference of Ambassador Amano's Appointment as the Next IAEA Director General
  2. The Northern Territories Issue
  3. Realignment of the US Forces in Japan
  4. TV Asahi's report regarding the Indonesian Koto Panjang Dam Project Lawsuit

8 September

  1. Opening Statement
    • Receipt of a report from "the Review Committee for Preventing the Reoccurrence of Corruption and Fraudulent Practices related to ODA Projects"

4 September

  1. The North Korean Issues (Letter to the UN Security Council from the North Korean Permanent Representative to the UN)

1 September

  1. The Shirakaba Gas Field in the East China Sea
  2. The Secret Agreement Issue

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