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Japan-UAE Foreign Ministers’ Telephone Conversation

August 21, 2017

 On August 21, from 6 p.m. for approximately 10 minutes, Mr. Taro Kono, Minister for Foreign Affairs, had a telephone conversation with H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The overview is as follows.

  1. Minister Abdullah stated with expresseing his congratulations to Minister Kono. In response, Minister Kono extended his appreciation and greetings to Minister Abdullah.
  2. Minister Kono stated that he wishes to further strengthen the strategic partnership between the two countries, building on the outcomes of Minister Abdullah’s visit to Japan this past April. Minister Abdullah respoded that Japan and the UAE are important partrners and that he looks forward to working together with Minister Kono for development of the bilateral relationship in various fields as a partner, colleague and friend.

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