Holding of the Joint Board between the Government of Japan and the United Nations Command
July 23, 2019
1. On July 23rd, the Joint Board between the Government of Japan and the United Nations Command (UNC) was held. The overview of the Joint Board is as follows;
2. Participants from the Japanese side are;
Mr. Funakoshi, DDG of North American Affairs Bureau, Mr. Kawano, Director of Status of U.S. Forces Agreement Division, North American Affairs Bureau of MOFA, etc.
Participants from the UNC are Major General Mark W. Gillette, Chief of Staff, etc.
3. Notification procedures in case of unusual occurrences related to the United Nations Forces in Japan was agreed at the Joint Board.
4. Both sides reconfirmed the role of the UNC in maintaining the peace and stability of the Korean Peninsula while agreeing on maintaining close cooperation.