Japan-United States of America Relations

Parliamentary Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs Tsuji Receives a Courtesy Call from Families of Former-POWs from the United States

October 10, 2018
Japanese

  • (Photo 1) Parliamentary Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs Tsuji Receives a Courtesy Call from Families of Former-POWs from the United States

On October 9, commencing at 10:45 a.m. for approximately 25 minutes, family members of former Prisoners of War (POWs), 7 people in total, paid a courtesy call on Mr. Kiyoto Tsuji, Parliamentary Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs, during their visit to Japan at the invitation of the Japanese / POW Friendship Program of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The overview is as follows.

  1. Parliamentary Vice Minister Tsuji welcomed the delegation and stated that he would like to carry on history and experiences of the past to the next generation, and connect them to the peace and prosperity between Japan and the US.
  2. In response, families of former-POWs expressed their gratitude for the opportunity to visit Japan, and each participant told their memories of former-POWs.
  3. The courtesy call took place in a warm atmosphere.