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State Minister Kentaro Sonoura to Visit the United Kingdom and Belgium

March 31, 2017

Mr. Kentaro Sonoura, State Minister for Foreign Affairs, will visit the United Kingdom and Belgium from April 4 to 6.

In the United Kingdom, State Minister Sonoura will hold talks with the Rt. Hon. Baroness Anelay of St Johns DBE, Minister of State for the Commonwealth and the UN at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office, and exchange views regarding bilateral relations and the regional situation. State Minister Sonoura will also exchange views with members of the Japan House.

In Belgium, State Minister Sonoura will attend the ministerial conference, “Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region,” which will be held in Brussels on April 5.State Minister Sonoura will explain Japan’s humanitarian assistance for Syria and its neighboring countries, as well as exchange views with the representatives of the countries and organizations attending the conference.

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