Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida sends message to Foreign Minister Steinmeier of Germany congratulating the German team for its victory at the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil

July 14, 2014

  1. 1. On July 14, Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida sent the following message to H.E. Dr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Federal Foreign Minister of the Federal Republic of Germany, concerning Germany’s victory at the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil.

    2. I would like to extend my heartfelt congratulations to the German team for winning the World Cup soccer tournament in Brazil. I was deeply captivated by the outstanding, close-knit teamwork demonstrated by the German players.

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