Release of diplomatic records
1. On December 25, 15 files of diplomatic records were released at the Diplomatic Archives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The files include: the visits by Mr. SHIGEMITSU Mamoru, Prime Minister of Japan, and Mr. SATO Eisaku, Prime Minister of Japan, to the United States in 1955 and 1969 respectively, the visit by Mr. TAKESHITA Noboru, Prime Minister of Japan, to the United States, Canada and China in 1988, and the Soviet Union at the end of the Cold War.
2. All documents of these records can be accessed from the link below (see the latest list dated December 25, 2019. Japanese text only).