Press Conference by Foreign Minister Archives
January 2011

Press Conference by Foreign Minister Seiji Maehara

28 January

  1. Opening Remarks
    • (1) Visit to Japan by Indonesian Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa
  2. Realignment of US Military Forces
  3. Meeting with US Deputy Secretary of State Steinberg
  4. Diet Session (omitted)
  5. Korean Peninsula Situation (Resumption of Six-Party Talks)
  6. Joint Military Exercises between Japan, US, and South Korea
  7. Meeting with South Korean Foreign and Trade Minister Kim Sung-hwan
  8. Situation in the Middle East
  9. Visit to the United States by the Prime Minister
  10. Downgrading of Japanese Government Bonds
  11. Japan-Russia Relations (Concept of Free Trade Zone in Northern Territories)

25 January

  1. Opening Remarks
    • (1) Terrorist Attack in the Moscow Domodedovo Airport
  2. Hague Convention
  3. Courtesy Call by Mr. Marzuki Darusman, UN Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in the DPRK
  4. Abduction Issue
  5. Comments on Victim of two atomic bombs
  6. Export of Infrastructure (Nuclear Energy Generation)
  7. Realignment of US Military Forces
  8. Japan-US Relations (Joint Vision of Japan-US Alliance)

21 January

  1. Opening Remarks
    • (1) Signing of Special Measures Agreement on Costs of Stationing of US Forces in Japan (Host Nation Support)
  2. Trend of South-North Military Talks
  3. Japan-Russia Relations (Visit to Four Northern Islands by Russian Deputy Defense Minister)
  4. US-China Summit Meeting
  5. Japan-China Relations
  6. The Way that the Council of Three Top Ministry Officials Ought to be (omitted)
  7. Signing of Special Measures Agreement on Costs of Stationing of US Forces in Japan (Host Nation Support)

18 January

  1. Opening Remarks
    • (1) Exchange of "Notes on Nondisclosure and Protection of Confidential Information on the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Air System and Related Auxiliary Mission Equipment To Be Supplied to Japan by the United States in Accordance with the Mutual Defense Assistance Agreement between Japan and the United States"
    • (2) Japan-Vietnam Nuclear Energy Agreement
  2. Japan-North Korea Relations
  3. Situation in Tunisia
  4. Domestic Politics (omitted)
  5. Realignment of US Military Forces
  6. ODA Reform

14 January

  1. Opening Remarks
    • (1) Reappointment Address
  2. Reorganization of Cabinet
  3. Visit to South Korea

11 January

  1. Opening Remarks
    • (1) Visit to the United States
    • (2) Visit to South Korea
    • (3) Candidacy in the 2015 Election for Non-permanent Membership of the UN Security Council
  2. Japan-North Korea Relations
  3. Lifting of EU Ban on Arms Exports to China
  4. TPP
  5. Candidacy in the 2015 Election for Non-permanent Membership of the UN Security Council
  6. Domestic Politics (omitted)
  7. Japan-US Relations
  8. FY2011 Draft Budget (omitted)

4 January

  1. Opening Remarks
    • (1) Thoughts on What I Look Forward to in Promoting Diplomacy This Year
  2. Japan-South Korea Relations
  3. North Korean Situation
  4. Japan-China Relations
  5. Domestic Politics (Ozawa Issue) (Omitted)
  6. Deepening of Japan-US Alliance

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