Press Conference by Foreign Minister Archives
September 2010

Press Conference by Foreign Minister Seiji Maehara

28 September

  1. Opening Remarks
    • (1) Attendance at the UN General Assembly Session
  2. North Korean Affairs (Meeting of Representatives of the Workers’ Party of Korea)
  3. Prime Minister's Attendance at the ASEM
  4. Collision with Japanese Patrol Vessels by a Chinese Fishing Trawler near Senkaku Islands
  5. Visit by Russian President Medvedev to Northern Territories
  6. Reform of the UN Security Council
  7. US Military Realignment Issue
  8. Dalai Lama's Visit to Japan
  9. Arrival in Japan of Refugees Accepted for Third-country Resettlement
  10. Japan-China Relations

17 September ( 11:15 p.m.)

  1. Opening Remarks
    • (1) Inaugural Greeting
  2. Japan-China Relations
  3. Nuclear Disarmament and Non-Proliferation
  4. United Nations Security Council Reform
  5. Realignment of US Forces in Japan
  6. Minister Maehara’s Outlook on Foreign Relations
  7. Takeshima Issue
  8. The Northern Territories Issue

Press Conference by Foreign Minister Katsuya Okada

17 September ( 9:40 a.m.)

  1. Opening Remarks
    • (1) Foreign Minister’s Resignation
  2. The Opening of Press Conferences
  3. Realignment of US Forces in Japan
  4. Minister Okada’s Idea of Future Major Foreign Affairs Issues
  5. Nuclear Disarmament and Non-Proliferation
  6. Development of Gas Fields in East China Sea
  7. Vision for Diplomacy by Democratic Party of Japan
  8. Deepening of Japan-US Alliance

14 September

  1. Opening Remarks
    • (1) Collision between Japanese Patrol Vessels and Chinese Fishing Trawler in Waters Near Senkaku Islands
  2. Democratic Party of Japan Presidential Election (US Military Realignment Issue-related matters only)
  3. Collision between Japanese Patrol Vessels and Chinese Fishing Trawler in Territorial Waters around Senkaku Islands
  4. Realignment of US Forces in Japan
  5. Visit to Japan by US Special Envoy for North Korea Bosworth

10 September

  1. Opening Remarks
    • (1) Dispatch of International Peace Cooperation Corps Members to the United Nations Integrated Mission in Timor-Leste (UNMIT)
    • (2) Collision into Japanese Coast Guard Vessels by Chinese Fishing Boat
  2. Collision into Japanese Coast Guard Vessels by Chinese Fishing Boat
  3. Realignment of US Forces in Japan
  4. Takeshima Island Issue (Publication of Defense White Paper)
  5. Convening of Okinawa Policy Council
  6. Evaluation on the Foreign Minister's Performance during the First Year of Service
  7. Plan to Nationalize Remote Islands
  8. Dismissal of Lawmaker Muneo Suzuki's Appeal
  9. Revision of the Japan-US Status of Forces Agreement

3 September

  1. Opening Remarks
    • (1) Accompanying Measures Pursuant to UN Security Council Resolution on Iran
    • (2) Travel to Northern Territories
    • (3) Visit to Germany
    • (4) Japan-CARICOM Foreign Ministers’ Meeting
  2. Accompanying Measures Pursuant to UN Security Council Resolution on Iran
  3. Democratic Party of Japan Presidential Election
  4. Sexual Exploitation of Children and Regulations on Expression
  5. Northern Territories Issue
  6. Enactment of “End of World War Ⅱ Day” in Russia
  7. Middle East Peace Talks
  8. Security Policy
  9. North Korea
  10. Realignment of US Forces in Japan (Reduction of Burden on Okinawa)
  11. Japan-US Relations

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