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Japan-U.S. Extended Deterrence Dialogue

November 14, 2022

The Government of Japan and the Government of the United States of America will hold a bilateral Extended Deterrence Dialogue (EDD) in Japan from November 15 to 16, 2022.

  1. As part of Japan-U.S. security and defense cooperation, the EDD provides an opportunity for the two governments to discuss regional security, Alliance defense posture, nuclear and missile defense policy, and arms control issues, and to engage in an in-depth exchange of views on means to enhance as well as deepen mutual understanding on alliance deterrence.
  2. The EDD was established in 2010 as a formal dialogue mechanism between the two governments and has been held on a regular basis ever since.

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