Press Conference by Foreign Minister Archives
November 2012

Press Conference by Foreign Minister Koichiro Gemba

30 November

  1. Adoption of the UN General Assembly resolution on the status of Palestine in the UN
  2. The Fukushima Ministerial Conference on Nuclear Safety
  3. Issues regarding the realignment of the U.S. Forces Japan
  4. Provision of funds for the U.S. to support its marine debris response efforts
  5. Measures to prevent recurrences of incidents and accidents caused by U.S. military personnel
  6. Adoption of the UN General Assembly resolution on the Status of Palestine in the UN

27 November

  1. Japan-North Korea intergovernmental consultations
  2. Measures to prevent reoccurrences of incidents and accidents caused by U.S. military personnel and related persons
  3. Japan-North Korea intergovernmental consultations
  4. Revision of the Japan-U.S. Status of Forces Agreement
  5. Realignment of U.S. Forces Japan

22 November

  1. Campaign pledge announced by the Liberal Democratic Party
  2. Recurrence preventive measures against incidents and accidents by U.S. military personnel
  3. Myanmar
  4. Recurrence preventive measures against incidents and accidents by U.S. military personnel
  5. Relocation of the U.S. air station to Henoko
  6. Japan-North Korea intergovernmental consultations

20 November

  1. Japan-North Korea intergovernmental consultations
  2. Unlawful entry into a citizen’s house by a U.S. serviceman in Okinawa
  3. Dissolution of the Diet and the general election
  4. FTA among Japan, China and Korea
  5. TPP
  6. Japan-Russia relations
  7. Japan-North Korea intergovernmental consultations
  8. Right to collective self-defense

16 November

  1. Dissolution of the Diet and a general election
  2. Japan-North Korea Director-General-level consultations
  3. Realignment of U.S. Forces Japan
  4. Japan-North Korea Director-General-level consultations
  5. Dissolution of the Diet and a general election
  6. TPP

13 November

  1. Domestic political issues
  2. Japan-North Korea Director-General-level consultations

9 November

  1. Japan-Russia relations
  2. TPP
  3. Japan-U.S. relations
  4. Crime committed by a U.S. serviceman in Okinawa
  5. TPP
  6. Senkaku Islands

7 November

  1. Japan-China relations
  2. U.S. Presidential Election and the “Central Asia plus Japan” Dialogue, the Fourth Foreign Ministers’ Conference
  3. Japan-China relations
  4. Japan-Russia relations
  5. Japan-U.S. relations

6 November

  1. Opening Remarks
    • (1) Adoption of nuclear disarmament resolution
  2. Japan-Russia relations
  3. Japan-U.S. Bilateral Joint Exercise
  4. A U.S. marine breaking into a house in Okinawa
  5. Takeshima issue
  6. Japan-China relations
  7. U.S. presidential election
  8. Prevention of crime by U.S. servicemen
  9. Japan’s nuclear disarmament policy

2 November

  1. Main topics:
    • (1) Home invasion incident by a U.S. serviceman in Okinawa
    • (2) Japan-Republic of Korea (ROK) relations
    • (3) Home invasion incident by a U.S. serviceman in Okinawa
    • (4) ASEM and ASEAN summit meetings
    • (5) Home invasion incident by a U.S. serviceman in Okinawa
    • (6) U.S. Presidential Election
    • (7) Home-invasion incident by a U.S. serviceman in Okinawa

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