Press Conference by Foreign Minister Archives
October 2010

Press Conference by Foreign Minister Seiji Maehara

26 October

  1. Opening Remarks
    • (1) Visit to Vietnam
  2. TPP
  3. Japan-India Summit
  4. Realignment of US Forces in Japan
  5. The Northern Territories Issue

22 October

  1. Opening Remarks
    • (1) Flood Disaster in Central Vietnam
    • (2) First Meeting of the Headquarters for the International Promotion of Infrastructure Systems
    • (3) Japan-Vietnam Nuclear Energy Agreement (Agreement in Substance)
    • (4) Joint Research Project on a New Era of Japan-ROK Relations
    • (5) Visit to United States
  2. Japan-China Relations
  3. Japan-US Foreign Ministers’ Meeting
  4. Economic Diplomacy (TPP)
  5. Future Japan-US Cooperation in the Oceans, Outer Space, and Cyberspace

19 October

  1. Opening Remarks
    • (1) Visit to Japan by ASEAN Secretary-General Surin
    • (2) Visit to Japan by UN General Assembly President Deiss
  2. Japan -China Relations
  3. Japan-US Alliance
  4. Inauguration of Mr. Xi Jinping as Vice Chairman of the Central Military Commission of the Communist Party of China
  5. Resource Diplomacy
  6. Visit to Japan by UN General Assembly President Deiss
  7. Economic Diplomacy (Promotion of TPP)

15 October

  1. Opening Remarks
    • (1) Pacific Islands Leaders Meeting Ministerial Interim Meeting
    • (2) Aichi-Nagoya Ministerial Meeting of the REDD+ Partnership
    • (3) Use of Cluster Munitions by the US Forces, Japan
  2. Japan -China Relations
  3. Hollowing Out of Employment Due to Yen Appreciation
  4. Resumption of Six-Party Talks
  5. US Subcritical Nuclear Weapons Test
  6. Establishment of the Japanese Version of the National Security Council (NSC)
  7. Realignment of US Forces in Japan

12 October

  1. Opening Remarks
    • (1) Visit to Japan by Prime Minister Singh of India
    • (2) Visit to Japan by Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd of Australia
    • (3) Convening of Japan-Indonesia Ministerial Economic Meeting
  2. Visit to Japan by Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd of Australia
  3. Use of Cluster Bombs by US Forces in Japan
  4. Costs of Stationing of US Forces in Japan (Host Nation Support)
  5. Winning of Nobel Peace Prize by Mr. Liu Xiaobo
  6. Japan-China relations
  7. Negotiations to Sign Japan-India Nuclear Energy Agreement
  8. Revision of National Defense Program Outline
  9. Realignment of US Military Forces
  10. Commemoration of 65th Anniversary of North Korea’s Workers’ Party of Korea

8 October

  1. Opening Remarks
    • (1) Economic Measures
    • (2) Visit to Japan by Prime Minister Singh of India
  2. Japan-China Defense Ministers' Meeting (official telegram)
  3. Visit to Japan by Prime Minister Singh of India
  4. Japan-China Relations
  5. 100th Anniversary of Japan's Annexation of Korea (Transfer of Royal Protocols of Joseon Dynasty)
  6. Collision between Japanese Coast Guard Patrol Vessels and a Chinese Fishing Trawler in Japan’s Territorial Waters off the Senkaku Islands
  7. Economic Diplomacy (Promotion of TPP)
  8. Japan-US Relations

5 October

  1. Opening Remarks
    • (1) Flood Disaster in Pakistan (Conclusion of Transportation Activities by a Helicopter Unit of the JDR Team)
    • (2) Establishment of the “Headquarters for the International Promotion of Infrastructure Systems” and the “Division for International Promotion of Infrastructure Systems”
    • (3) Visit to Japan by Beninese Foreign Minister Ehouzou
  2. Japan-China Relations
  3. Japan-Russia Relations
  4. International Assistance (Rules of Engagement on the Use of Weapons by the JDR Team)
  5. Realignment of US Military Forces

1 October

  1. Opening Remarks
    • (1) Natural Resources Diplomacy
  2. Japan-US Relations
  3. Natural Resources Diplomacy
  4. Japan-China Relations
  5. Approval Rating for Kan Administration
  6. Sanctions against Iran (Development of Azadegan Oil Field)
  7. US Military Realignment Issue

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