Press Conference by Foreign Minister Archives
May 2010

Press Conference by Foreign Minister Katsuya Okada

28 May

  1. Opening Remarks
    • (1) Joint Statement of the Japan-US Security Consultative Committee (SCC)
    • (2) Emergency Grant Aid to Chile for Major Earthquake Disaster
    • (3) Visit to Japan by Foreign Minister Manuchehr Mottaki of the Islamic Republic of Iran
  2. US Military Realignment Issue
  3. Sanctions against North Korea
  4. Visa-free Exchanges for Four Northern Territory Islands
  5. Japan-China-ROK Trilateral Summit Meeting
  6. Research Whaling (International Lawsuit by the Government of Australia)
  7. Prime Minister's Remarks on the Senkaku Islands

25 May

  1. Opening Statements
    • (1) Establishment of the NGO Advisory Group
    • (2) NPT Review Conference
    • (3) Establishment of the Declassification of Diplomatic Records and Document Management Measures Headquarters
    • (4) Implementation of Questionnaire Survey on Hague Convention
  2. US Military Realignment Issue
  3. ROK Patrol Ship Sinking Incident
  4. Establishment of the Declassification of Diplomatic Records and Document Management Measures Headquarters

21 May

  1. Opening Remarks
    • (1) Meeting between Japanese and US Foreign Ministers
    • (2) Visit to Japan by Afghan President Hamid Karzai
  2. Japan-China Foreign Ministerial Meeting (South Korean Patrol Ship Sinking Incident)
  3. South Korean Patrol Ship Sinking Incident
  4. Meeting between Japanese and US Foreign Ministers (US Military Realignment Issue)
  5. Meeting between Japanese and US Foreign Ministers (Hague Convention)
  6. Meeting between Japanese and Chinese Foreign Ministers (Urging China to Reduce Its Nuclear Arsenal)

18 May

  1. Opening Remarks
    • (1) Trilateral Meeting among the Foreign Ministers of Japan, China, and the Republic of Korea
    • (2) Visit to Japan by Wen Jiabao, Premier of the State Council of the People's Republic of China
    • (3) Visit to Japan by US Secretary of State Clinton
    • (4) Easing of Visa Requirements for Chinese Tourists
  2. Visit to Japan by US Secretary of State Clinton
  3. Easing of Visa Requirements for Chinese Tourists
  4. The Four Northern Territory Islands Non-Visa Exchange Program
  5. US Military Realignment Issue
  6. Japan-China Foreign Minister’s Meeting (Urging China to Reduce Its Nuclear Arsenal)
  7. Outbreak of Foot-and-Mouth Disease
  8. South Korean Patrol Ship Sinking Incident
  9. Visit to Japan by Wen Jiabao, Premier of the State Council of the People's Republic of China

14 May

  1. Opening Remarks
    • (1) The Third Japan-Australia Joint Foreign and Defense Ministerial Consultations
  2. Issue of Sinking of South Korean Patrol Ship
  3. Northern Territories Non-Visa Exchanges
  4. US Military Realignment Issue
  5. China-related Issues
  6. Japan-US Working-Level Talks
  7. US Military Realignment Issue
  8. Response to Foot-and-Mouth Disease
  9. Suspected Kidnapping of Japanese National in Afghanistan
  10. Visit to China by US Secretary of State Clinton
  11. Meeting between Foreign Ministers of Japan, China, and South Korea
  12. US Military Realignment Issue
  13. US Military Realignment Issue

11 May

  1. US Military Realignment Issue
  2. Japan-China-ROK Trilateral Foreign Ministers' Meeting
  3. Reducing Burden of Bases in Okinawa
  4. Postal Reform Bill
  5. Japan-China Relations
  6. Japan-United States Working Level Talks
  7. Japan's Security Policy
  8. Japan-US Working Level Talks
  9. US Military Realignment Issue
  10. Construction of SDF's Own Base in Djibouti

7 May

  1. Opening Remarks
    • (1) Report on Travel to South Africa and Tanzania
    • (2) Situation in Myanmar
    • (3) NPT Review Conference
  2. Intensification of Survey Operations by Chinese Ships in East China Sea
  3. US Military Realignment Issue
  4. Situation in North Korea
  5. Urgent Recommendation for Economic Recovery
  6. Hague Convention
  7. Investigations Concerning the So-called “Secret Agreement” Issue
  8. Development of Gas Fields in East China Sea
  9. Oil Spill in Gulf of Mexico
  10. Situation in Myanmar (Dissolution of NLD)
  11. Dispatch of SDF Troops to Sudan Based on International Peace Cooperation Law

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