Foreign Minister HAYASHI attends the 8th Raisina Dialogue
March 3, 2023
H.E. Mr. HAYASHI Yoshimasa, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan who is on a visit to New Delhi, India, participated in the 8th Raisina Dialogue in the morning of March 3, and the summary is as follows.
- Minister HAYASHI participated in the panel discussion, "The QUAD Squad: Power and Purpose of the Polygon ", and stated that the Quad is not an effort to counter nor to pursue military cooperation, but to promote practical cooperation. Minister Hayashi also stated that, as four countries which share fundamental values, the Quad intends to lead efforts to maintain and enhance a free and open international order based on the rule of law.
- During the panel, Minister Hayashi engaged in a lively discussion on concrete cooperation among the Quad and the relations with regional countries, with the Honorable Antony Blinken, Secretary of State of the United States of America, Senator the Hon Penny Wong, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Commonwealth of Australia, and H.E. Dr. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, Minister of External Affairs of India.