Visit to Japan by Ms. Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the European Union (EU) for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice President of the European Commission

October 25, 2013
Japanese

  1. 1. Ms. Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the European Union (EU) for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice President of the European Commission, will visit Japan next week, arriving on Sunday, October 27.

    2. On Monday October 28, Ms Catherine Ashton will have a meeting with H.E. Mr. Fumio Kishida, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan. At this meeting, Mr. Kishida and Ms. Ashton will exchange views on prospects for Japan-EU relations including enhancing cooperation in security and economic area and promoting “global interest” with a view to realizing the stability and prosperity of the international society.

    3. During her visit to Japan, Ms. Ashton will visit the Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima Prefecture.

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(* This is a provisional translation. The above date denotes the date of the issue of the original press release in Japanese.)