Aug 3, 2015

Park holds meeting with DPJ head Okada in S. Korea

South Korean President Park Geun-hye, who refuses to hold a summit with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, met Monday with visiting opposition leader Katsuya Okada. Okada, head of the Democratic Party of Japan, has said he wants to supplement the government’s efforts in diplomacy with ...

May 20, 2015

SDF will only be deployed to 'safe' places, Abe says

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Prime Minister Shinzo Abe rebuffed criticism on Wednesday that the government’s contentious security legislation would put Self-Defense Forces personnel at greater risk, saying they would provide logistics support in areas that are safe. In the first one-on-one debate with opposition party leaders since last ...