Press Conference by Foreign Minister Archives
June 2012

Press Conference by Foreign Minister Koichiro Gemba

29 June

  1. Questions concerning the conclusion of a classified information protection agreement
  2. Questions concerning Takeshima Island issue
  3. Questions concerning domestic political affairs (omitted)
  4. Questions concerning the dispatch of Ospreys to Okinawa
  5. Questions concerning situation in Syria

27 June

  1. Opening Remarks
    • (1) World Ministerial Conference on Disaster Reduction in Tohoku
    • (2) Tokyo Conference on Afghanistan
    • (3) Strategy to Securing Resources
  2. Questions concerning the “seizure” of a fishing vessel, off the coast of Kunashiri Island
  3. Questions concerning Osprey deployment in Okinawa
  4. Question concerning G20
  5. Questions concerning the procurement of rare earths
  6. Question concerning classified information protection agreement
  7. Question concerning domestic politics (omitted)

26 June

  1. Opening Remarks
    • (1) Acceptance of the Convention on Cybercrime
  2. Questions concerning domestic political affairs (omitted)
  3. Questions concerning the deployment of Osprey aircraft to Okinawa
  4. Questions concerning the Atomic Energy Basic Law
  5. Questions concerning Japan-Russia relations
  6. 6. Additional questions concerning the deployment of Osprey aircraft to Okinawa
  7. Additional questions concerning domestic political affairs (omitted)

19 June

  1. Opening Remarks
    • (1) Attendance at the United Nations Conference for Sustainable Development (Rio+20)
  2. Questions concerning Japan-Russia Relations
  3. Questions concerning the submission of aerial radiation monitoring results by the United States
  4. Questions concerning the TPP
  5. Questions concerning the dispatch of Ospreys to Okinawa

15 June

  1. Opening Remarks
    • (1) The 4th Foreign Ministers’ Meeting of the Non-proliferation and Disarmament Initiative (NPDI)
    • (2) The United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20)
  2. Questions concerning the Deployment of Osprey aircraft in Okinawa
  3. Questions concerning Domestic Political Affairs (omitted)
  4. Questions concerning the Deployment of Osprey aircraft in Okinawa
  5. Questions concerning the Rio+20

13 June

  1. Question concerning the issue of the name “Sea of Japan”
  2. Question concerning North Korea’s ballistic missile launch vehicles
  3. Question concerning the Okinawa Prefectural Assembly election
  4. Question concerning North Korea’s ballistic missile launch vehicles
  5. Question concerning Japan-China Strategic Dialogue
  6. Questions concerning North Korea’s ballistic missile launch vehicles

12 June

  1. Questions concerning the issue of the Purchase of Senkaku Islands
  2. Questions concerning the statement of Mr. Uichiro Niwa, Japanese Ambassador to China
  3. Questions concerning the issue of the Purchase of Senkaku Islands
  4. Questions concerning the Deployment of Ospreys in Okinawa

8 June

  1. Opening Remarks
    • (1) Selection of the Next CEO of the Global Environment Facility (GEF)
  2. Questions concerning the Japan-China relationship (comments by Japanese Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China Niwa)
  3. Questions concerning the deployment of Osprey aircraft to Okinawa
  4. Questions concerning PKO
  5. Questions concerning the murder of a female employee of TEPCO

6 June

  1. Question concerning Foreign Minister Gemba’s remarks at the Sophia Renaissance Series of Lectures
  2. Question concerning Japan-U.S. Relations
  3. Question concerning the Situation of the Republic of Korea (ROK)
  4. Question concerning return to Japan of a trainee at Japanese Embassy in China
  5. Question concerning the 12th Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Summit Meeting
  6. Question concerning Foreign Minister Gemba’s remarks at the Sophia Renaissance Series of Lectures
  7. Question concerning the Situation of Syria
  8. Question concerning former Prime Minister Mori’s visit to Russia
  9. Question concerning the issue of North Korea
  10. Question concerning illegal activities by the secretary of the Chinese Embassy in Tokyo
  11. Question concerning former Prime Minister Mori’s visit to Russia

5 June

  1. Questions concerning domestic affairs
  2. Questions concerning unlawful activities by the then First Secretary of the Chinese Embassy in Tokyo
  3. Additional questions concerning domestic affairs

1 June

  1. Questions concerning allegedly illegal activities by a First Secretary from the Chinese Embassy in Tokyo
  2. Questions concerning the Realignment of US Forces in Japan (Okinawa Prefectural Assembly Elections)
  3. Questions concerning Japan-ROK Relations (so-called comfort women issue)
  4. Questions concerning Japan-EU EPA negotiations
  5. Additional questions concerning the Realignment of US Forces in Japan (Okinawa Prefectural Assembly Elections)
  6. Comment on intelligence

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