The 5th meeting of the trilateral dialogue

November 13, 2013
Japanese

  1. 1. The 5th meeting of the India-Japan-United States trilateral dialogue will be held in Tokyo on November 15, 2013.

    2. The expected main participants are as follows:

    Japan:
    Mr. Kenji Hiramatsu, Deputy Vice-Minister for Foreign Policy, Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
    Mr. Atsuo Suzuki, Defense Councilor, Minister’s Secretariat, Ministry of Defense
    Mr. Makita Shimokawa, Deputy Director-General, Southeast and Southwest Asian Affairs Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    India:
    Mr. Gautam Bambawale, Joint Secretary, Ministry of External Affairs
    Mr. Amandeep S. Gill, Joint Secretary, Ministry of External Affairs
    Mr. Vikram K. Doraiswami, Joint Secretary, Ministry of External Affairs
    Mr. Sanjiv Ranjan, Joint Secretary, Ministry of External Affairs

    US:
    Ms. Nisha Desai Biswal, Assistant Secretary of States for South and Central Asia, Department of State
    Mr. Peter Lavoy, Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense, Department of Defense
    Mr. James Zumwalt, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Department of State
    Mr. Atul Keshap, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Department of State

    3. In this meeting, on top of the previous four meetings, three countries will exchange their views on various issues such as maritime security and regional situations.


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