Review of Recent Developments

in Japan's Foreign Relations





The following is a translation of Part 1 of the Diplomatic Bluebook 1986 Edition published by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The edition mainly covers the period between April, 1985 and March, 1986. The translation was prepared by the Foreign Press Center/ Japan.






Chapter   I: Basic Tasks for Japan's Foreign Policy

Chapter  II: Major International Developments in 1985

Chapter III: Major Diplomatic Efforts by Japan in 1985

Section 1. Promoting Relations with Each Countries

Section 2. Contribution to Stable World Economic Growth

Section 3. Cooperation for Stability and Growth in the Developing Countries

Section 4. Cooperation with United Nations Activities

Section 5. Promoting International Understanding

Appendix:  Main Speeches by the Prime Minister and the Minister for Foreign Affairs