Re-establishment of diplomatic relations between U.S.A and Cuba (Statement by Foreign Minister Kishida)

July 2, 2015

  1. 1. Japan welcomes the announcement by the governments of the United States of America and the Republic of Cuba that both countries re-establish diplomatic relations and open Embassies reciprocally.

    2. The government of Japan supports the efforts for this re-establishment of diplomatic relations, as I stated to my Cuban counterpart in May, in Havana.

    3. We expect that the relations between the two countries progress and contribute to further stability and prosperity of the region based on this announcement.