Press Conference by Foreign Minister Archives
August 2012

Press Conference by Foreign Minister Koichiro Gemba

31 August

  1. Japan-North Korea Preliminary Consultation
  2. Abduction issue
  3. The issue of the Japanese flag being taken from the vehicle of the Japanese Ambassador to China
  4. Japan-North Korea Preliminary Consultation
  5. Senkaku Islands
  6. The issue of the Japanese flag being taken from the vehicle of the Japanese Ambassador to China
  7. Japan-Russia relations

29 August

  1. The Japanese flag incident in Beijing
  2. The Comfort women issue
  3. Osprey
  4. The Comfort women issue
  5. Takeshima
  6. Japan-DPRK preliminary talks
  7. TPP

24 August ( 7:45 p.m.)

  1. Opening Remarks
    • (1) Japan-ROK relations
  2. Japan-ROK relations

24 August ( 9:15 a.m.)

  1. Opening Remarks
    • (1) Japan-North Korea Preliminary Consultations
  2. Japan-North Korea Preliminary Consultation
  3. Japan-Republic of Korea (ROK) relations
  4. Energy policy

22 August

  1. Opening Remarks
    • (1) The case of death of a Japanese journalist and a female university student
    • (2) Announcement of the logo for TICAD V
    • (3) The Takeshima Issue
  2. Japan-ROK relations
  3. Preparatory talk between Japan and the DPRK and Japan
  4. Revision of the Japan-U.S. Status of Forces Agreement
  5. Japan-Russia relationship

17 August

  1. Opening Remarks
    • (1) Japan-Korea relations
  2. Japan-ROK relations
  3. The Senkaku Islands

15 August

  1. Opening Remarks
    • (1) Remarks by ROK President Lee Myung-bak
  2. Japan-ROK relations
  3. Visits by two Cabinet members to Yasukuni Shrine
  4. Japan-ROK Relations
  5. The Senkaku Islands
  6. Japan-ROK Relations

14 August

  1. Opening Remarks
    • (1) Japan-North Korea Consultations
  2. Japan-North Korea Consultations
  3. Japan-ROK relations

11 August

  1. Opening Remarks
    • (1) Japan’s Response to the Visit by the President of the Republic of Korea to Takeshima
  2. Japan’s Response to the Visit by the President of the Republic of Korea to Takeshima

10 August

  1. Opening Remarks
    • (1) Visit to Takeshima by the President of the Republic of Korea
  2. Visit to Takeshima by the President of the Republic of Korea

8 August

  1. Opening Remarks
    • (1) Global Forum on Disarmament and Non-Proliferation Education
  2. The Yasukuni Shrine
  3. Japan-North Korea Relations
  4. The Senkaku Islands
  5. The Takeshima issue
  6. Japan-North Korea relations
  7. The Senkaku Islands

7 August

  1. Deployment of Ospreys in Japan
  2. The Senkaku Islands
  3. Follow-up questions concerning the deployment of Ospreys in Japan

3 August

  1. Deployment of the Ospreys in Japan

1 August

  1. The Senkaku Islands
  2. The anti-nuclear demonstrations

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