Twelfth Round of Negotiations on Japan-EU Strategic Partnership Agreement (SPA)
December 16, 2016
- The twelfth round of negotiations on Japan-EU Strategic Partnership Agreement (SPA) was held in Tokyo on December 15 and 16.
- The meeting was attended by, on the Japanese side, Mr. Manabu Miyagawa, Deputy Director-General of the European Affairs Bureau, and other representatives, and on the EU side, Mr. Julian Wilson, Deputy Managing Director for Asia (Acting), European External Action Service, and other representatives.
- At the meeting, further progress was made in the discussions on some areas of cooperation.
- The timing of the next round of negotiations is to be decided.