Press Conference by Foreign Minister Archives
July 2010

Press Conference by Foreign Minister Katsuya Okada

30 July

  1. Opening Remarks
    • (1) Convening of Extraordinary Diet Session
    • (2) Meeting with G.L. Peiris, Minister of External Affairs, and Basil Rajapaksa, Minister of Economic Development, of Sri Lanka
    • (3) Emergency Grant Aid to Sudan
  2. US Military Realignment Issue
  3. Northern Territories Issue
  4. Removal of Travel Restrictions to Northern Province of Sri Lanka
  5. Peace Memorial Ceremony in Hiroshima
  6. Takeshima Issue
  7. Democratic Party of Japan Presidential Election (Omitted)
  8. Situation in Iran
  9. Twisted Diet (Omitted)

27 July

  1. Opening Remarks
    • (1) Overseas visit Report
    • (2) Visit to Japan by Mr. Jean Ping, Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC)
    • (3) Dispatch of Japan's Election Observation Mission to General Election in Solomon
  2. US Military Realignment Issue
  3. Release of US Classified Documents by Private Sector Website
  4. Dissemination of Japanese Culture
  5. Japan-China Gas Field Talks
  6. Relocation of US Marines to Guam
  7. Arrest of Japanese Nationals in China
  8. Appointment of Ambassador from Private Sector
  9. Russian Bill to Commemorate War Victory over Japan
  10. Financial Sanctions against Iran
  11. Ambassador Niwa’s Statement about Chinese Military Power
  12. Visit to Japan by Kim Hyun-Hui
  13. South China Sea Issue

16 July

  1. Opening Remarks
    • (1) Courtesy Call on Prime Minister Fillon of the French Republic
    • (2) Extension of Counter-Piracy Operations off the Coast of Somalia and in the Gulf of Aden
    • (3) Diplomatic Schedule
  2. Kabul International Conference on Afghanistan
  3. ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF)
  4. US Military Realignment Issue
  5. Centenary of Japanese Annexation of Korea
  6. National Policy Unit
  7. East Asian Community Initiative
  8. Dispatch of PKO Units to Sudan
  9. Visit to China by Vice Minister Yabunaka

13 July

  1. Opening Remarks
    • (1) Results of House of Councilors Election
  2. House of Councilors Election
  3. Dispatch of PKO Units to Sudan
  4. Six-Party Talks
  5. Postwar Individual Reparations
  6. Impact of Results of House of Councilors Election on Japan’s Foreign Policy
  7. US Military Realignment Issue
  8. Appointment of Ambassador to the United States
  9. Language Used for Official Texts

6 July

  1. Opening Remarks
    • (1) Situation in Kyrgyz Republic (Relations with New Government)
    • (2) Disclosure of Diplomatic Documents
  2. US Military Realignment Issue
  3. Situation in Iran
  4. Advisory Panel of Experts on Nuclear Disarmament and Non-Proliferation
  5. Negotiations on Japan-India Nuclear Energy Agreement
  6. Japan's Seeking to Gain Permanent Seat in UN Security Council
  7. Disclosure of Diplomatic Documents
  8. Appointment of Ambassador to the United States
  9. Japan’s Fiscal Situation
  10. Dispatch of PKO Units to Sudan
  11. Situation in Israel
  12. Abduction of Japanese Citizens by North Korea

2 July

  1. Opening Remarks
    • (1) Establishment of Advisory Panel of Experts on Nuclear Disarmament and Non-Proliferation
    • (2) Resignation of MOFA Advisors
    • (3) Visit to Japan by Mexican Secretary of Foreign Affairs Patricia Espinosa Cantellano
  2. Resignation of MOFA Advisors
  3. Investigations Concerning the So-called “Secret Agreement” Issue
  4. China-Taiwan Economic Cooperation Framework Agreement
  5. Gas Field Development in East China Sea
  6. Japan-India Agreement for Cooperation in the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy
  7. Japan-US Relations and Japan-China Relations
  8. UN Security Council Reform
  9. Russian Military Exercises in Siberian Far East
  10. Ministry of Foreign Affairs Okinawa Office
  11. Situation with Iran
  12. US Military Realignment Issue
  13. Disclosure of Diplomatic Documents
  14. Oil Spill in Gulf of Mexico
  15. Advisory Panel of Experts on Nuclear Disarmament and Non-proliferation
  16. House of Councillors Election

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