/ Aug 8, 2014

Japan, U.S., S. Korean foreign ministers to meet in Myanmar

Japan, the United States and South Korea have agreed to hold foreign ministerial talks this weekend to reaffirm their cooperation in tackling North Korea's nuclear and missile development, diplomatic sources said. Arrangements are being made for their foreign ministers to meet Saturday on the fringes ...

/ Jul 23, 2014

Germany, France, Italy slam anti-Semitic protests

The foreign ministers of Germany, France and Italy on Tuesday condemned anti-Semitic slurs and violence at pro-Palestinian demonstrations in Europe and pledged to take firm action. Frank-Walter Steinmeier of Germany, France's Laurent Fabius and Italy's Federica Mogherini issued a joint statement in Brussels warning of ...

Jul 17, 2014

Japan eyes foreign minister meeting with S. Korea in August

A meeting is being considered between Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida and his South Korean counterpart, Yun Byung-se, on the sidelines of a regional security meeting in Myanmar in August, according to Japanese sources. If it happens, attention is expected to focus on whether the meeting ...

May 12, 2014

Japan to suggest foreign minister talks with North Korea at ARF

Japan plans to sound out North Korea about holding foreign ministerial talks on the fringes of a regional conference in early August in Myanmar, a Japanese government source said Sunday. Japan hopes to make use of the meeting between Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida and North ...

/ Jul 2, 2013

Kishida lauds efforts on code of conduct for South China Sea

Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida has praised the efforts of relevant countries to establish a legally binding code of conduct to address maritime disputes in the South China Sea. Kishida was attending a meeting Sunday with his counterparts of the member countries of the Association of ...