Press Conference by Foreign Minister Archives
May 2012

Press Conference by Foreign Minister Koichiro Gemba

30 May

  1. Opening Remarks
    • (1) Request to the Syrian Ambassador to leave Japan
    • (2) Negotiations on the Agreement between Japan and India on Social Security
    • (3) Visits to Japan by H.E. Mr. Milan Rocen, Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration of Montenegro, and H.E. Mr. Hashim Thaci, Prime Minister of the Republic of Kosovo
  2. Question concerning Japan-Russia relations
  3. Question concerning the Situation of Syria
  4. Question concerning Japan-Russia relations
  5. Questions concerning the situation of Syria
  6. Questions concerning the situation of North Korea
  7. Domestic Politics (Omitted)

29 May

  1. Opening Remarks
    • (1) Visit to Japan by H.E. Mr. Ivan Gašparovič, President of the Slovak Republic
  2. Questions concerning the fire accident in Qatar
  3. Questions concerning suspected unlawful commercial activities by the First Secretary of the Chinese Embassy in Tokyo

25 May

  1. Opening Remarks
    • (1) Presidential Election in Egypt
  2. Questions concerning North Korea
  3. Questions concerning the relations between Japan and the Republic of Korea
  4. Questions concerning the realignment of U.S. Forces in Japan

23 May

  1. Opening Remarks
    • (1) Foreign Minister Gemba’s Attendance at the Meeting on Afghanistan on the occasion of the NATO Summit Meeting
    • (2) Visit to Japan by by H.E. Mr. Fernando LUGO Méndes, President of the Republic of Paraguay
    • (3) Visit to Japan by H.E. Ms. Hina Rabbani Khar, Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan
  2. Question concerning Japan-China relations
  3. Question concerning the visit to Japan by Foreign Minister of Pakistan
  4. Question concerning Japan-China relations
  5. Question concerning the Issue of Northern Territories
  6. Question concerning the Hague Convention
  7. Question concerning the Situation in North Korea
  8. Question concerning Japan-China relations and Japan-ROK relations
  9. Questions concerning Situation in North Korea
  10. Question concerning Japan-Russia relations

18 May

  1. Opening Remarks
    • (1) Minister’s Attendance at the NATO Summit
    • (2) Emergency Grant Assistance for Refugees from Syria
  2. Questions concerning the NATO Summit
  3. Questions concerning Japan-ROK Relations
  4. Questions concerning Sanctions on Iran
  5. Questions concerning the Situation in Syria
  6. Questions concerning the TPP

16 May

  1. Question concerning the realignment of the U.S. Forces in Japan
  2. Questions concerning Japan-Russia relations
  3. Question concerning Japan-China consultation on maritime affairs
  4. Question concerning the purchase of F-35
  5. Question concerning the situation of Myanmar
  6. Questions concerning Japan-China relations

15 May

  1. Opening Remarks
    • (1) Creation of multiple entrance and exit points in the Northern Territories for free visits
  2. Questions concerning the 40th anniversary of the return of Okinawa to Japan
  3. Questions concerning the Northern Territories issue
  4. Questions concerning Japan-China relations

11 May

  1. Questions concerning the Japan-China-Republic of Korea (ROK) Summit
  2. Questions concerning Japan-Russia Relations
  3. Questions concerning the Deployment of Osprey Helicopters in Okinawa

9 May

  1. Opening Remarks
    • (1) Prime Minister Noda’s attendance at the Japan-China-Republic of Korea (ROK) Summit
    • (2) Visit to Japan by the President of the Syrian National Council
    • (3) Visit to Japan by the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Australia
  2. Questions concerning Japan-Australia Relations
  3. Question concerning Japan-China-ROK Summit
  4. Question concerning Japan’s Diplomacy toward Africa
  5. Question concerning Situation of Sudan
  6. Question concerning Japan-ROK Relations (Issue of Comfort Women)
  7. Question concerning TPP
  8. Question concerning Japan-Australia Relations
  9. Question concerning Realignment of U.S. Forces in Japan
  10. Question concerning Domestic Politics (Omitted)

8 May

  1. Opening Remarks
    • (1) Visits to Southwest Asia, the Middle East, and Africa
  2. Questions concerning the Signing of a Japan-ROK General Security of Military Information Agreement (GSOMIA)
  3. Questions concerning the Japan-China-ROK Free Trade Agreement (FTA)

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