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October 1, 2018

First Deputy Chairman of the Senate of Uzbekistan Sodiq Safoev (fifth from right) poses for a photo with Kyoko Nakayama (fourth from right), a member of the Japan-Uzbekistan Parliamentary League; Mikio Sasaki (right), chairman of the Uzbek-Japan Economic Committee; Ryoji Noyori (second from right), winner of the 2001 Nobel Prize in chemistry; and Uzbekistan Ambassador Gayrat Fazilov (second from left) at a reception to celebrate Uzbekistan's independence day at Hotel Okura Tokyo on Sept. 12. |  YOSHIAKI MIURA
First Deputy Chairman of the Senate of Uzbekistan Sodiq Safoev (fifth from right) poses for a photo with Kyoko Nakayama (fourth from right), a member of the Japan-Uzbekistan Parliamentary League; Mikio Sasaki (right), chairman of the Uzbek-Japan Economic Committee; Ryoji Noyori (second from right), winner of the 2001 Nobel Prize in chemistry; and Uzbekistan Ambassador Gayrat Fazilov (second from left) at a reception to celebrate Uzbekistan’s independence day at Hotel Okura Tokyo on Sept. 12. | YOSHIAKI MIURA


Chilean Foreign Minister Roberto Ampuero Espinoza speaks at a reception to celebrate Chile's   independence day at International House of Japan on Sept. 17. |  YOSHIAKI MIURA
Chilean Foreign Minister Roberto Ampuero Espinoza speaks at a reception to celebrate Chile’s independence day at International House of Japan on Sept. 17. | YOSHIAKI MIURA


Chilean Ambassador Gustavo Ayares (center) poses for a photo with Justice Minister Yoko Kamikawa (left) and the minister in charge of the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, Shunichi Suzuki, during a reception to celebrate Chile's independence day on Sept. 21. |  YOSHIAKI MIURA
Chilean Ambassador Gustavo Ayares (center) poses for a photo with Justice Minister Yoko Kamikawa (left) and the minister in charge of the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, Shunichi Suzuki, during a reception to celebrate Chile’s independence day on Sept. 21. | YOSHIAKI MIURA


Guatemalan Ambassador Angela Maria de Lourdes Chavez Bietti welcomes Shigeru Maeda, senior vice president of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), during a reception to celebrate Guatemala's independence day and the 40th anniversary of JICA in Guatemala at JICA Global Plaza in Tokyo on Sept. 13. |  YOSHIAKI MIURA
Guatemalan Ambassador Angela Maria de Lourdes Chavez Bietti welcomes Shigeru Maeda, senior vice president of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), during a reception to celebrate Guatemala’s independence day and the 40th anniversary of JICA in Guatemala at JICA Global Plaza in Tokyo on Sept. 13. | YOSHIAKI MIURA


Nepalese Ambassador Prativa Rana poses for a photo with Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs Iwao Horii during a reception to celebrate Nepal's national day at Hotel Okura Tokyo on Sept. 21. |    YOSHIAKI MIURA
Nepalese Ambassador Prativa Rana poses for a photo with Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs Iwao Horii during a reception to celebrate Nepal’s national day at Hotel Okura Tokyo on Sept. 21. | YOSHIAKI MIURA