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Video message by State Foreign Minister SUZUKI at the International Organization for Migration (IOM) Council high-level segment

November 30, 2021
State Foreign Minister SUZUKI delivering a video message

On November 29, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) Council high-level segment was held from 10:30 pm (JST) for about four hours and Ms. SUZUKI Takako, State Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, delivered a video message at the segment.

State Minister Suzuki expressed her congratulations to IOM on the 70th anniversary of its establishment and the 5th anniversary of its joining the UN system. Furthermore, she stated that as various problems related to migration and displacement are becoming worse than ever in many parts of the world due to COVID-19, prolonged conflicts, and climate change, Japan commends IOM for addressing these challenges and will continue to cooperate with IOM.


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