The 1st Japan-Baltic Cooperation Dialogue

September 27, 2018
Japanese

    1.  On 27 September (same day local time), the 1st Japan-Baltic Cooperation Dialogue was held in Vilnius, Lithuania, in the format of a meeting from 9:00 a.m. for approximately two hours and a half, and a working lunch from 0:00 p.m. for approximately one hour and a half.
    2.  This dialogue was attended Mr. Mitsunari Okamoto, Japan’s Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr. Neris Germanas, Lithuania’s Vice-Minister of Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Andris Pelss, Latvia’s State Secretary of Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Mr. Rainer Saks, Estonia’s Secretary-General of Ministry of Foreign Affairs. They exchanged their views on various issues including the direction of the future cooperation between Japan and the Baltic countries.
    3.  After the meeting, four representatives issued the Join Press Release.

    (Reference) The “Japan-Baltic Cooperation Dialogue”
     The “Japan-Baltic Cooperation Dialogue” was established by the leaders of Japan and the Baltic countries in order to further promote Japan-Baltic cooperation in a wide range of areas when Prime Minister Abe visited the countries in January 2018 for the first time as Prime Minister of Japan.