Third Round of Consultations on the Framework on Environmental Stewardship including the Agreement to Supplement the Japan-U.S. Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA)
1. The third round of consultations toward producing a framework further addressing environmental stewardship including an agreement to supplement the Japan-U.S. Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA) will be held in the U.S. (Department of Defense) on May 16.
2. The meeting will be attended by, from the Japanese side, Mr. Kimitake Nakamura, Director for Japan-U.S. SOFA Division from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Chief Negotiator) and representatives from other relevant Ministries, and from the U.S. side, representatives from the Department of Defense and other relevant departments.