Press Conference by Foreign Minister Archives
April 2010

Press Conference by Foreign Minister Katsuya Okada

27 April

  1. Opening Remarks
    • (1) Visit to Sasebo City
    • (2) Overseas Travel during "Golden Week" Holidays
    • (3) Meeting on Economic Partnership Agreements
  2. US Military Realignment Issue
  3. Situation on Korean Peninsula (Sinking of Korean Warship)
  4. Approach toward JMSDF Destroyer by Chinese Naval Helicopter
  5. Visit to Africa
  6. Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT)
  7. Voting Power in World Bank
  8. Notes on Unofficial Meeting between Japan and US Heads of State
  9. Six-Party Talks

23 April

  1. Opening Remarks
    • (1) Visit to Sasebo City
    • (2) Recognition of the Government of the Republic of Honduras
    • (3) Appeal against Judgment on Lawsuit to Overturn Ruling against Disclosure of Documents
  2. Appeal against Judgment on Lawsuit to Overturn Ruling against Disclosure of Documents
  3. Visit to Sasebo City
  4. US Military Realignment Issue
  5. Government Revitalization Unit (review of projects)
  6. Situation in Thailand
  7. Approach toward JMSDF Destroyer by Chinese Naval Helicopter
  8. Overseas Travel during "Golden Week" Holidays
  9. Suspected Plagiarism in Shanghai Expo Theme Song

20 April

  1. Opening Remarks
    • (1) United Nations Security Council Public Debate
  2. United Nations Security Council Public Debate
  3. Memorial Mass for Polish President
  4. Case of Chinese Vessels Navigating in Waters near Okinawa
  5. US Military Realignment Issue
  6. Japan-EU Regular Summit on Economic Relations
  7. Publication of Information (Investigative Committee)
  8. World's Biggest Lesson (Global Campaign for Education 2010)
  9. Takeshima Issue
  10. Japan-US Security Policy

13 April

  1. Opening Statement
    • (1) Japan-EU (European Union) Regular Summit
    • (2) Investigations Concerning the So-called “Secret Agreement” Issue
    • (3) Visit to New York
  2. United Nations Security Council Public Debate
  3. Investigations Concerning the So-called “Secret Agreement” Issue
  4. Meeting with (Sergey Yevgenyevich) Naryshkin, Chief of the Presidential Administration of Russia
  5. Japan-China Summit Meeting (East China Sea Gas Field Development)
  6. Case of Chinese Vessels Navigating in Waters near Okinawa
  7. US Military Realignment Issue
  8. Japan-EU Regular Summit
  9. US Nuclear Policy
  10. Meeting with Xie Zhenhua, Vice Chairman of China’s National Development and Reform Commission
  11. Death of a Japanese Journalist in Thailand
  12. Others

9 April

  1. Opening Statements
    • (1) Signing of the Successor Treaty to the 1st Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START I)
    • (2) Situation in Kyrgyzstan
    • (3) How the Crisis Management System Ought To Be in Response to Large-Scale Natural Disasters in the Wake of the Haiti Earthquake and the Chile Earthquake
    • (4) Visit to the City of Yokosuka
    • (5) Lawsuit to Overturn Ruling against Disclosure of Information Relating to Reversion of Okinawa to Japan
    • (6) Screening Test for JPO Candidates 2010
  2. Investigation of So-called Secret Agreements (Lawsuit to Overturn Ruling against Disclosure of Information Relating to Reversion of Okinawa to Japan)
  3. How Crisis Management System Ought To Be in Response to Great Natural Disasters in the Wake of the Haiti Earthquake and the Chile Earthquake
  4. Japan-China Summit Meeting
  5. US Military Realignment Issue
  6. Visit to Yokosuka
  7. Extension of Measures against North Korea
  8. Nuclear Security Summit
  9. Death Penalty for Japanese Drug Traffickers in China

6 April

  1. Opening Statements
    • (1) Distribution of the 2010 Diplomatic Bluebook at the Cabinet Meeting
    • (2) Emergency Grant Aid to Haiti for Earthquake Disaster
    • (3) Setup of Investigating Committee on Issue of Missing Diplomatic Documents
  2. Setup of Investigating Committee on Issue of Missing Diplomatic Documents
  3. Execution in China of Japanese Nationals Convicted of Drug Smuggling
  4. US Military Realignment Issue
  5. United States Nuclear Policy
  6. Suspected Kidnapping of Japanese Journalist in Afghanistan
  7. Publication of Information (Sunagawa Case)
  8. Investigations Concerning the So-called “Secret Agreement” Issue
  9. Visit to California, United States
  10. Telephone Conference with US Secretary of State Clinton
  11. Assistance for Photo Exhibit in Okinawa

2 April

  1. Opening Statement
    • (1) Haiti Donors Conference and G8 Foreign Ministers' Meeting
    • (2) The United Nations Security Council
    • (3) Executions of Japanese Citizens in China
  2. Kidnapping of Japanese Citizen in Afghanistan
  3. US Military Realignment Issue
  4. G8 Foreign Ministers' Meeting
  5. The Northern Territories Issue
  6. Research Whaling (Indictment of the Captain of Sea Shepherd)
  7. Investigations Concerning the So-called “Secret Agreement” Issue
  8. Opening of Press Conferences (to All Media)
  9. Privatization of Postal Services
  10. United Nations Security Council

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