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July 14, 2023
Photo session before the Japan-U.S.-Philippines Foreign Ministers’ Meeting
Japan-U.S.-Philippines Foreign Ministers’ Meeting

On July 14, commencing at 5:55 p.m. local time (July 14, 7:55 p.m. Japan Time) for approximately 10 minutes, Mr. HAYASHI Yoshimasa, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, visiting Indonesia to attend the ASEAN-related Foreign Ministers’ Meetings, held a Foreign Ministers’ Meeting with the Honorable Antony Blinken, Secretary of State of the United States of America and Hon. Enrique A. Manalo, Secretary for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of the Philippines. The overview of the meeting is as follows.

  1. The three Ministers welcomed the first Japan-U.S.-Philippines Foreign Ministers’ Meeting.
  2. The three Ministers shared the view that it is important to promote multilayered collaboration with allies and like-minded countries for upholding and strengthening the free and open international order based on the rule of law, welcomed the cooperation already taking place between Japan, the United States and the Philippines, including in the maritime security, and concurred to further identify specific areas of cooperation and promote Japan-U.S.-Philippines cooperation.

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