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Japan-ROK Foreign Ministers’ Telephone Talk

January 5, 2024

On January 5, commencing at 10:00 a.m. for approximately 35 minutes, (Japan time), Ms. Kamikawa Yoko, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, spoke over the phone with H.E. Dr. Park Jin, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea, as he will soon leave the post.

  1. Minister Kamikawa noted that Minister Park and she built a relationship of deep mutual trust in a short period of time, and praised Minister Park for his role in strengthening Japan-ROK and Japan-ROK-U.S. relations.
  2. The two ministers exchanged their views on recent Japan-ROK bilateral relations and international affairs, and concurred on continuing close communication between the diplomatic authorities.
  3. Minister Park extended his condolences at the outset on the Noto Peninsula Earthquake and the airplane accident at Haneda Airport. Minister Kamikawa expressed her deep appreciation for his words.

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