Press Conference by Foreign Minister Archives
February 2012

Press Conference by Foreign Minister Koichiro Gemba

29 February

  1. Questions concerning Realignment of US Forces in Japan
  2. Questions concerning Outlook of Chinese Economy
  3. Questions concerning Nuclear Agreements
  4. Questions concerning Abductions Cases of Japanese Citizens by North Korea
  5. Questions concerning Sanctions on Iran
  6. Questions concerning Realignment of US Forces in Japan

22 February

  1. Opening Remarks
    • (1) One-year period since the earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand
    • (2) Receptions on the occasion of the one-year period since the Great East Japan Earthquake
    • (3) Speech by Foreign Minister Gemba and a Symposium on Foreign Policy
    • (4) TPP (Consultation with Australia)
  2. Questions concerning the review of the implementation of the Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA)
  3. Questions concerning the situation on Iran
  4. Questions concerning TPP (consultation with Australia)
  5. Questions concerning the realignment of the U.S. Forces in Japan
  6. Questions concerning the imports of LNG from the United States

21 February

  1. Sanctions on Iran
  2. South Sudan PKO
  3. Realignment of U.S. Forces in Japan

17 February

  1. Opening Remarks - Fukushima Ministerial Conference on Nuclear Safety
  2. Realignment of U.S. Forces in Japan
  3. The Fukushima Ministerial Conference on Nuclear Safety
  4. Realignment of U.S. Forces in Japan
  5. Visit to Japan by Mr. Ehud Barak, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense of the State of Israel

15 February

  1. Realignment of the U.S. Forces in Japan
  2. Visit to Japan by Mr. Ehud Barak, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense of the State of Israel
  3. U.S.-China Relations
  4. Sanctions on Iran

14 February

  1. Opening Remarks
    • (1) Attack targets Israeli diplomats
    • (2) Ambassador in charge of International Cooperation for Countering Terrorism and International Organized Crime
  2. U.S.-North Korea Talks
  3. Realignment of U.S. Forces in Japan
  4. Negotiations for Japan-Australia Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA)
  5. Realignment of U.S. Forces in Japan

10 February

  1. Opening Remarks - TPP
  2. Realignment of U.S. Forces in Japan

8 February

  1. Opening Remarks - The realignment of the U.S. forces in Japan
  2. Q&A: (To be posted shortly.)

7 February

  1. Realignment of U.S. Forces in Japan
  2. TPP
  3. Prime Minister’s Visit to the United States
  4. Realignment of U.S. Forces in Japan

3 February

  1. The Second Japan-U.S. Working-Level Talks on the U.S. National Defense Authorization Act
  2. Questionnaire Survey Allegedly Conducted by the U.N. Body among Residents of the Northern Territories
  3. The summit of Pacific Island Countries
  4. The Second Japan-U.S. Working-Level Talks on the U.S. National Defense Authorization Act

1 February

  1. Opening Remarks
    • (1) 40th anniversary of the normalization of diplomatic relations between Japan and China
    • (2) Proposal of the extension of the Response Assistance Network (RANET) of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
  2. Japan-China relations (Issues of resources development in the East China Sea)
  3. Response to the aging society
  4. Lecture of the Director General of the Okinawa Defense Bureau
  5. Recovery from the Great East Japan Earthquake
  6. TPP

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