Japan-Israel Relations

November 18, 2014
  1. On Monday 17 November, the First Dialogue on Cyber issues between Japan and Israel was held in Tokyo. The launch of the Dialogue was based on the Joint Statement of Summit meeting in May 2014 mentioning that both sides confirmed the necessity of cooperation in the field of cyber security and expressed their expectation to hold talks between the relevant agencies of the two countries.
  2. Japan and Israel shared experiences, exchanged views and discussed possible cooperation on issues such as general overview of measures, governmental structure and strategy, as well as economic issues, and norms, rules and principles regarding cyber space.
  3. Co-chaired by H.E. Mr. Akira Kono, Ambassador in charge of Cyber Policy, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan and H.E. Ms. Ruth Kahanoff, Ambassador of Israeli Embassy in Japan, this Dialogue was attended by Japanese officials from National Information Security Center, National Security Secretariat, Cabinet Intelligence and Research Office, Ministry of Defense, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, National Police Agency and Israeli officials from Israel National Cyber Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Economy.

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