Press Conference by Foreign Minister Archives
February 2010

Press Conference by Foreign Minister Katsuya Okada

23 February

  1. Opening Statements
    • (1) Visit to Australia by Minister for Foreign Affairs Katsuya Okada
  2. The Foreign Minister’s Visit to Australia
  3. Scientific Whaling
  4. Nuclear Disarmament and Non-Proliferation (Efforts to Abolish Nuclear Weapons)
  5. Nuclear Disarmament and Non-Proliferation (Nuclear Deterrence and Nuclear Disarmament)
  6. The Issue of the Realignment of the US Forces in Japan
  7. Target for the Resumption of Six-Party Talks
  8. Sentiments of the People of Okinawa
  9. Japan-US Security Guarantee (Deterrence through the Presence of the US Military)

19 February

  1. Opening Statements
    • (1) The Foreign Minister’s Visit to Australia
    • (2) Recall of Toyota Vehicles in the United States
  2. The Issue of the Realignment of the US Forces in Japan
  3. Scientific Whaling (Interference by Sea Shepherd)
  4. The Foreign Minister’s Visit to Australia (Nuclear disarmament and nonproliferation, Japan-Australia security cooperation)
  5. The Promotion of Japan as a Tourism Nation
  6. Recall of Toyota Vehicles in the United States

12 February

  1. Opening Statement
    • (1) The Foreign Minister’s Visit to the Republic of Korea (ROK)
  2. Japan-ROK relations (Japan-ROK Foreign Ministers’ Meeting, etc.)
  3. Foreign Residents’ Voting Rights in Local Elections
  4. The Issue of the Realignment of the US Forces in Japan
  5. The Incident of the Russian Border Patrol Firing at Japanese Fishing Vessels
  6. The Recall of Toyota Vehicles in the United States
  7. The Takeshima Issue
  8. Review Meeting on Official Development Assistance (ODA)
  9. The Examination of the So-called Secret Agreements
  10. Scientific Whaling (Interference by Sea Shepherd)
  11. Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR)
  12. Cultural Diplomacy

5 February

  1. Opening Statements
    • (1) Dispatch of PKO Forces to Haiti
    • (2) Foreign Minister’s Visit to Hokkaido
  2. Revision of the Japan-US Status of Forces Agreement
  3. Visit to Japan by Assistant Secretary of State Kurt Campbell of the United States (Visit to the United States by a Delegation of Democratic Party of Japan Diet Members)
  4. Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR)
  5. Dispatch of PKO Forces to Haiti
  6. Foreign Minister’s Visit to the Republic of Korea
  7. Foreign Minister’s Visit to Hokkaido
  8. Recall of Toyota Vehicles in the United States
  9. A Japan-Taiwan Free Trade Agreement

2 February

  1. Opening Statements
    • (1) Visit to Japan by Dr. Mahmoud Abbas, Palestinian President
    • (2) Review Meeting on Official Development Assistance (ODA)
    • (3) Visit to the Republic of Korea (ROK) by Minister for Foreign Affairs Katsuya Okada
  2. The Issue of the Realignment of the US Forces in Japan
  3. Review Meeting on Official Development Assistance (ODA)
  4. The Incident of the Russian Border Patrol Firing at Japanese Fishing Vessels
  5. Deepening of the Japan-US Alliance
  6. US-China Relations
  7. The Middle East peace process
  8. Visit to the Republic of Korea (ROK) (The 100th Anniversary of Japan’s Annexation of the Korean Peninsula)

Back to Index