Congratulatory Message from Foreign Minister Kono to Mr. Haiko Maas on His Appointment as Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Federal Republic of Germany
March 15, 2018
1. On March 14 (also March 14 in local time), Mr. Haiko Maas, was appointed Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Federal Republic of Germany, and in this regard, on March 14, Mr. Taro Kono, Minister for Foreign Affairs, set a congratulatory message to Minister Maas.
2. In his message, Minister Kono noted that Japan and Germany are important partners which share fundamental values and that in cooperation with Minister Maas he will work to further advance Japan-Germany relations.