Press Conference by Foreign Minister Archives
August 2010

Press Conference by Foreign Minister Katsuya Okada

31 August

  1. Opening Remarks
    • (1) Visits to China and Mongolia and Participation in Third Japan-China High-Level Economic Dialogue
  2. US Military Realignment Issue
  3. North Korean Issue
  4. Natural Resources Diplomacy in Central Asia
  5. Visit to Germany
  6. Objection to Newspaper Article
  7. Entry of Visiting Aircraft to Kadena Air Base
  8. Assistance to Afghanistan
  9. Monetary Policy (Yen Appreciation)
  10. Sanctions against Iran

24 August

  1. Opening Remarks
    • (1) Visits to India and Thailand
    • (2) Visits to China and Mongolia and Participation in Third Japan-China High-Level Economic Dialogue
  2. US Military Realignment Issue
  3. Northern Territories Issue
  4. North Korean Affairs (Former US President Carter's Visit to North Korea and Six-Party Talks)
  5. Prime Minister's Statement on 100th Anniversary of Japan's Annexation of Korea
  6. Japan's Security Policy
  7. Visits to China and Mongolia and Participation in Third Japan-China High-Level Economic Dialogue
  8. Joint Historical Study between Japan and South Korea
  9. Sexual Exploitation of Children and Regulations on Expression
  10. Advisory Panel of Experts on Nuclear Disarmament and Non-Proliferation
  11. Assistance to Afghanistan
  12. Entry of Outside Aircraft to Kadena Air Base
  13. Japan-India Nuclear Energy Agreement
  14. Economic Measures
  15. Meeting of Foreign Affairs Subcommittee of DPJ Policy Research Committee

20 August

  1. Opening Remarks
    • (1) Senior Official Personnel Changes at MOFA Headquarters (omitted)
    • (2) Visit to India and Thailand
    • (3) Situation in Myanmar
  2. Abduction of Japanese National in Afghanistan
  3. Japan-South Korea Relations (100th Anniversary of Japan's Annexation of Korea)
  4. Resumption of Six-Party Talks
  5. Sexual Exploitation of Children and Regulations on Expression
  6. Japan-Russia Relations (Northern Territories Issue, Establishment of “Day of the End of World War II,” etc.)
  7. Realignment of US Forces in Japan
  8. Democratic Party of Japan Presidential Election (omitted)
  9. Governor’s Election in Okinawa
  10. Japan-China Relations
  11. Negotiations on Japan-India Nuclear Energy Agreement
  12. Japan-South Korea Relations (100thAnniversary of Japan's Annexation of Korea)
  13. Situation in Myanmar
  14. Expectations on Prime Minister Kan in Field of Foreign Affairs
  15. Diplomacy in the Middle East
  16. Japan-South Korea Relations (100th Anniversary of Japan's Annexation of Korea)

13 August

  1. Opening Remarks
    • (1) Visit to Central Asia
  2. Prime Minister's Statement on 100th Anniversary of Japan's Annexation of Korea
  3. US Involvement in Return of Northern Territories
  4. Visit to Yasukuni Shrine by Cabinet Ministers
  5. Realignment of US Forces in Japan
  6. Flood Disaster in Pakistan
  7. Mutually Assured Destruction (MAD)
  8. Visit to China by Former Prime Minister Hatoyama

6 August

  1. Opening Remarks
    • (1) Attendance at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Ceremony
    • (2) Requests by Governor Nakaima of Okinawa
    • (3) Visits to Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan
  2. Peace Memorial Ceremony in Hiroshima
  3. Visits to Yasukuni Shrine by Cabinet Ministers
  4. Incident in which Japanese Oil Tanker Suffered Damage in Strait of Hormuz
  5. Japan-South Korea History Issue (Prime Minister's Statement)
  6. Ceremony by India to Commemorate Date of End of War
  7. Talks with Governor Nakaima of Okinawa
  8. Japan-South Korea Relations (Opinion Poll)
  9. Realignment of US Forces in Japan
  10. Joint Military Exercises between US and South Korea
  11. Foreign Minister’s Visit to Central Asia
  12. Resource Diplomacy
  13. Nuclear Umbrella

3 August

  1. Opening Remarks
    • (1) Sanctions Measures against Iran
    • (2) Flood Disaster in Pakistan
    • (3) 2nd Japan-CARICOM Ministerial-Level Conference
  2. Sanctions Measures against Iran
  3. Draft Report by Advisory Panel on Security and Defense Capability in the New Era
  4. Review of the Three Non-nuclear Principles
  5. Oslo Convention on Cluster Munitions
  6. Realignment of US Forces in Japan
  7. Deepening of Japan-US Alliance
  8. Policy toward North Korea
  9. Current and Future Diplomacy between State Leaders
  10. Takeshima Issue
  11. 100th Anniversary of Japanese Annexation of Korea

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