Japan-Liechtenstein Summit Meeting (Overview)

  • Japan-Liechtenstein Summit Meeting (Overview) 1
    (Photo: Cabinet Public Relations Office)
  • Japan-Liechtenstein Summit Meeting (Overview) 2
    (Photo: Cabinet Public Relations Office)
October 2, 2012

On Tuesday, October 2, Mr. Yoshihiko Noda, Prime Minister of Japan, held a meeting with H.E. Dr. Klaus Tschütscher, Prime Minister of the Principality of Liechtenstein, from 2:00 p.m., for approximately 20 minutes. An overview of the meeting is as follows:

Prime Minister Tschütscher visited Japan together with His Serene Highness Hereditary Prince Alois, the Principality of Liechtenstein, for the opening of “Masterworks from the Collections of the Prince of Liechtenstein” at The National Art Center, Tokyo, and H.S.H. Hereditary Prince Alois also attended the summit meeting.

1. Prime Minister Noda welcomed the first-ever visit to Japan by a Prime Minister of Liechtenstein and stated that he was very honored by the visit to Japan by H.S.H. Hereditary Prince Alois. Prime Minister Noda also stated that he expected that the Japanese people’s understanding of Liechtenstein would be further enhanced on this occasion and that bilateral relations would be expanded in a wide range of fields.

2. Prime Minister Tschütscher expressed his gratitude for Prime Minister Noda’s warm welcome and stated that he hoped to expand bilateral relations between Japan and Liechtenstein in a wide range of fields, including culture, politics and economics, over the course of his visit to Japan. Prime Minister Tschütscher also pointed out the importance of cooperation between the two countries in international fora such as the United Nations.

3. In addition, both leaders shared views on the importance of international law and the rule of law in the international community.

 


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