Press Conference by Foreign Minister Archives
October 2012

Press Conference by Foreign Minister Koichiro Gemba

31 October

  1. U.S. military bases in Okinawa
  2. Senkaku Islands
  3. Revision of Japan-U.S. Status-of-Forces Agreement (SOFA)
  4. Addressing territorial issues
  5. Japan-China relations

30 October

  1. Senkaku Islands
  2. Impending diplomatic challenges
  3. Sexual assault by U.S. servicemen
  4. The Senkaku Islands
  5. Discussion with Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda
  6. Japan-North Korea relations
  7. Japan-ROK Relations
  8. Japan-China Relations
  9. Domestic political issues

26 October

  1. Formation of a new political party by former Governor of Tokyo Shintaro Ishihara
  2. Japan-U.S. Joint Committee
  3. Formation of a new political party by former Governor of Tokyo Shintaro Ishihara
  4. Throwing of Molotov cocktails at the Japanese Embassy to the Republic of Korea

24 October

  1. Opening Remarks
    • (1) Disclosure of documents related to the normalization of relations between Japan and the DPRK
  2. Information disclosure lawsuit on the disclosure of documents related to diplomatic normalization negotiations between Japan and South Korea
  3. Revision of Japan-U.S. Status of Forces Agreement
  4. Information disclosure lawsuit on the disclosure of documents related to diplomatic normalization negotiations between Japan and South Korea
  5. Visit of a Member of the Diet to the DPRK and Vice-Ministerial-level negotiations between Japan and China
  6. Visit to Europe
  7. Senkaku Islands
  8. Japan-Russia relations
  9. Japan-China relations

23 October

  1. Domestic political issues
  2. Sexual assault by U.S. servicemen
  3. Japan-Russia relations
  4. Security measures
  5. Election for the non-permanent members of the UN Security Council
  6. Visit to Europe
  7. Revision of the Japan-U.S. Status of Forces Agreement
  8. Senkaku Islands

12 October

  1. Opening Remarks
    • (1) Visit to France, the United Kingdom and Germany
    • (2) Relationship between Japan and the transitional government of the Republic of Madagascar
  2. Japan-China relations
  3. Takeshima issue
  4. Domestic political issues
  5. Negotiations with the DPRK
  6. Visit to Europe
  7. Japan-Russia relations
  8. Japan-China relations

10 October

  1. Senkaku Islands
  2. Senkaku Islands and Syria
  3. IMF and World Bank Annual Meetings
  4. Reconstruction budget
  5. Japan-U.S.-South Korea Director-General-level meeting
  6. Senkaku Islands

9 October

  1. Deployment of the Osprey to Japan
  2. Negotiations with the DPRK
  3. Ministerial Meeting on Okinawa
  4. Japan-Taiwan relations

5 October

  1. Japan-North Korea consultations
  2. Ministerial Meeting on Okinawa
  3. Japan-China relations
  4. Japan-North Korea consultations
  5. Japan-China relations
  6. Takeshima issue
  7. Deployment of the Osprey to Japan
  8. Takeshima issue
  9. Deployment of the Osprey to Japan
  10. Senkaku Islands

3 October

  1. Deployment of the Osprey
  2. Senkaku Islands
  3. Japan-Republic of Korea (ROK) Relations
  4. Senkaku Islands
  5. Japan-North Korea Consultations

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