Meeting between Foreign Minister MOTEGI and The Rt Hon Alok Sharma MP, President for the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference
April 19, 2021
- Minister MOTEGI welcomed the President Sharma for visiting Japan, and expressed his sincere condolences to the Royal Family, the British Government and the British people on the passing of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
- Minister MOTEGI stated that Japan continues to cooperate with the United Kingdom for the success of COP26. In response, President Sharma expressed his hope that the United Kingdom would closely cooperate with Japan as a leader of Asia for COP26 and G7.
- In addition, both sides shared the view on the importance of transition to a decarbonized society and economic development in developing countries, and the continued cooperation in order to realize a decarbonized society, which is the goal of the Paris Agreement.