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Foreign Minister Kono to Visit New York

September 14, 2017

1. Mr. Taro Kono, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, will visit New York from September 17 to 23 if circumstances permit to attend international conferences and other events that will be held in conjunction with the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly.

2. During his stay, Minister Kono is scheduled to attend various international conferences and bilateral foreign ministers’ meetings, and exchange views with foreign ministers and other officials from various countries.

(Reference) Itinerary of Minister Kono’s Visit (scheduled)

September 17 Depart Haneda
 Arrive New York
19 Side event on Promoting Quality Infrastructure Investment
20 G4 Ministerial Meeting on UN Security Council Reform
21 NPDI Foreign Ministerial Meeting
22 Depart New York
23 Arrive Haneda

Other bilateral meetings, etc, are being coordinated. The above schedule is subject to change.

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