Nov 2, 2016

Abe aide Yachi to visit Russia from Tuesday

Shotaro Yachi, head of the secretariat of Japan’s National Security Council, is expected to visit Russia for three days from Tuesday to lay the groundwork for a bilateral summit set for Dec. 15, it was learned Wednesday. Yachi, a key diplomatic aide to Prime ...

Abe, China's Yang vow to promote dialogue

Oct 14, 2015

Abe, China's Yang vow to promote dialogue


A top Chinese government official met Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Tokyo on Wednesday, agreeing to promote a “mutually beneficial strategic relationship” between the two Asian titans despite the latest diplomatic row over the 1937 Nanking Massacre, a Japanese official said. Chinese State Councilor ...

Oct 20, 2014

Japan's top security official to visit S. Korea for talks

Japan’s top security official will make a two-day visit to Seoul for talks with South Korea’s top presidential aide for national security, both governments said Monday. Shotaro Yachi, national security adviser to the Cabinet, is expected to explain Japan’s stance on security policy in ...