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Japan-U.S. Extended Deterrence Dialogue

December 4, 2023

The Government of Japan and the Government of the United States of America will hold a bilateral Extended Deterrence Dialogue (EDD) in Japan from December 5 to 7, 2023.

  1. As part of Japan-U.S. security and defense cooperation, the EDD provides an opportunity for the two governments to discuss issues of strategic deterrence, including the regional security environment, alliance defense posture, nuclear and missile defense policy, arms control and risk reduction, and to engage in an in-depth exchange of views on means to enhance deterrence as well as deepen mutual understanding on alliance strategies and capabilities.
  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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