The Secretary General of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, H.E. Mr. Jens Stoltenberg to Visit Japan
1. The Secretary General of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, H.E. Mr. Jens Stoltenberg, will pay a working visit to Japan from 29 October to November 1.
2. During his stay in Japan, Mr. Taro Kono, Minister for Foreign Affairs, is to hold a meeting and a luncheon with the Secretary General, and discuss such issues as regional affairs including the situation in North Korea and Japan-NATO cooperation. In addition, the Secretary General is also scheduled to pay a courtesy call to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and have a meeting with Mr. Itsunori Onodera, Minister for Defense, during his stay.
3. On this occasion of his visit to Japan, it is expected that collaboration between NATO and Japan will be further bolstered as “reliable partners.”