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The Fourth Meeting of the Japan-EU Space Dialogue

March 15, 2019

1. The Fourth Meeting of the Japan-EU Space Dialogue was held in Tokyo on March 15, 2019.

2. Japanese delegation was led by Mr. Kansuke Nagaoka, Ambassador in charge of Policy Planning & International Security Policy and Mr. Shuzo Takada, Director General, National Space Policy Secretariat, Cabinet Office, while EU Delegation was led by Mr. Pierre Delsaux, Deputy Director-General, Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs, European Commission and Ms. Carine Claeys, Acting Special Envoy for Space - Head of the Space Task Force, European External Action Service.

3. The dialogue provided an opportunity to exchange information on the latest space policy of each side and to hold discussions on norms and the possibility of cooperation in civil uses such as global navigation satellite system, earth observation and industrial cooperation.

4. Both sides decided to hold this dialogue to enhance bilateral cooperation.

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