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Attendance of Parliamentary Vice-Minister Hosaka at the 78th United Nations Anniversary Reception

October 26, 2023
A commemorative photo of Parliamentary Vice-Minister Hosaka and General LaCamera facing straight at a camera
Parliamentary Vice-Minister Hosaka makes a speech standing behind the lectern

On October 25, Mr. HOSAKA Yasushi, Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, attended the United Nations 78th Anniversary Reception at New Sanno Hotel in Tokyo, hosted by the United Nations Forces in Korea. The overview is as follows.

  1. Parliamentary Vice-Minister Hosaka made his remarks, together with General Paul J. LaCamera, Commander of the United Nations Command/Combined Forces Command/United States Forces Korea, and Mr. MIYAZAWA Hiroyuki, State Minister of Defense. The reception was attended by many related parties, including Ambassadors of the member states of the UN Forces in Korea.
  2. In his remarks, Parliamentary Vice-Minister Hosaka stressed the crucial role that United Nations Forces in Korea have played in upholding peace and security in the Korean Peninsula and the region. He added that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan has activtely supported their important efforts, including surveillance activities against illegal ship-to-ship transfers, through the implementation of the UN Status of Forces Agreement.

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