Press Conference by Foreign Minister Archives
June 2010

Press Conference by Foreign Minister Katsuya Okada

29 June

  1. Opening Remarks
    • (1) Accompanying Prime Minister to G8 and G20 Summits
    • (2) Official Development Assistance (ODA) Review
    • (3) World Cup Soccer Games
  2. G8/G20 Summit
  3. Official Development Assistance (ODA) Review
  4. Dispatch of PKO Units to Sudan
  5. House of Councilors Election (Public Opinion in Okinawa)
  6. Roles and Frameworks of G8 and G20
  7. Delay of Transfer of Wartime Operational Control between US and ROK
  8. US Military Realignment Issue (Entry of Visiting Aircraft)
  9. Japan-India Agreement for Cooperation in the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy
  10. Disclosure of Diplomatic Documents
  11. Japan-US Relations (Japanese Enthusiasm for Study Abroad)
  12. Other Matters

25 June

  1. Opening Remarks
    • (1) World Cup Soccer Games
    • (2) Conclusion of Japan-India Agreement for Cooperation in the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy
  2. Nuclear Disarmament and Nonproliferation
  3. Conclusion of Japan-India Agreement for Cooperation in the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy
  4. US Military Realignment Issue
  5. Japan-India Agreement for Cooperation in the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy and Global Warming Countermeasures
  6. Resignation of Prime Minister Kevin Rudd of Australia
  7. Elections in Japan and Internet Use
  8. Setting of Maritime Exclusion Zones by North Korea
  9. Accompanying Prime Minister to G8 and G20 Summits
  10. Revision to Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) Line
  11. ODA (Contribution to United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East)
  12. Japan-US Relations
  13. Other Matters

22 June

  1. Opening Remarks
    • (1) The Foreign Minister's Accompanying the Prime Minister to the G8/G20 Summits
  2. G8/G20 Summits
  3. US Military Realignment Issue
  4. Whaling Issue
  5. Deepening of Japan-US Relations
  6. Points of Foreign Relations that New Kan Government Will Highlight
  7. Deployment of PKO Units to Sudan
  8. Fiscal Management Strategy and ODA
  9. Democratic Party of Japan House of Councilors Election Manifesto

18 June

  1. Opening Remarks
    • (1) Emergency Grant Aid to the Kyrgyz Republic
    • (2) Visit to Japan by President Karzai of Afghanistan
    • (3) First Meeting of the Diplomatic Records Declassification Promotion Committee
  2. US Military Realignment Issue
  3. Minister Okada’s Perception of the Japan’s SDF
  4. Visit to Japan by President Karzai of Afghanistan
  5. Democratic Party of Japan’s Manifesto for House of Councilors Election
  6. Dispatch of PKO Units to Sudan
  7. Energy Partnership Agreement
  8. Basic Energy Plan and Nuclear Development
  9. Sanctions against Iran
  10. ROK Patrol Ship Sinking Incident
  11. Election of Members of House of Councilors
  12. Kidnapping of Japanese Citizen in Afghanistan

15 June

  1. Opening Remarks
    • (1) Emergency Grant Aid to Tajikistan
    • (2) Appointments of Ambassadors
    • (3) World Cup Soccer Games
  2. ROK Patrol Ship Sinking Incident
  3. Appointments of Ambassadors
  4. Visit to Japan by US Assistant Secretary of State Campbell
  5. Security Environment in the Northeast Asia Region
  6. US Military Realignment Issue
  7. Visit to Japan by Afghan President Karzai
  8. Assistance during Gulf War
  9. Formulation of Foreign Policy
  10. Case of Missing Japanese Painting Displayed at Embassy
  11. Cabinet Approval Rating
  12. Investigations Concerning the So-called “Secret Agreement” Issue

11 June

  1. Opening Statement
    • (1) Revision of Investigative Report on Issue of Missing Diplomatic Documents
    • (2) Soccer World Cup
  2. Resignation of Minister of Finance Kamei (Omitted)
  3. Policy Speech by New Prime Minister Kan
  4. Appointment of Ambassadors
  5. Revision of Investigative Report on Issue of Missing Diplomatic Documents
  6. Japan-US Agreement (Host Nation Support Budget)
  7. BBC Interview
  8. ROK Patrol Ship Sinking Incident

9 June

  1. Opening Remarks
    • (1) Ministerial Reappointment Address
  2. Reappointment as Foreign Minister
  3. US Military Realignment Issue
  4. Deepening of the Japan-US Alliance
  5. Political Appointments
  6. Domestic Politics (Inauguration of the New Kan Cabinet)
  7. Investigations on the So-called “Secret Agreements” Issue

4 June

  1. Opening Remarks
    • (1) Prime Minister Hatoyama’s Resignation
    • (2) Meeting of APEC Ministers Responsible for Trade
    • (3) Recommendations by the Task Force on Improvement of the Working Environment of Female Employees (omitted)
    • (4) Public Announcement of Investigative Committee's Report on Issue of Missing Diplomatic Documents
  2. Public Announcement of Investigative Committee's Report on Issue of Missing Diplomatic Documents
  3. Domestic Political Situation
  4. Opening of Press Conferences (to All Media)
  5. Democratic Party of Japan Presidential Election (omitted)
  6. US Military Realignment Issue
  7. Duties of the Foreign Minister
  8. Handling of the Issue of Ethnic Minorities
  9. Others (Changes in the Media)

1 June

  1. Opening Remarks
    • (1) Visit to Japan by Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki of the Islamic Republic of Iran
  2. Visit to Japan by Foreign Minister Mottaki of the Islamic Republic of Iran
  3. Seizure of Gaza Aid Ships
  4. Political Situation (Realignment of the U.S. Forces in Japan)
  5. ROK Patrol Ship Sinking Incident
  6. NPT Review Conference

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