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February 11, 2019

On Feb. 1, European Union Ambassador Patricia Flor (front row, third from right) breaks open a sake barrel at the Delegation of the European Union to mark the beginning of the enforcement of the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement together with (from left) House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Kenji Wakamiya; State Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Yoshihiro Seki; Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Takamori Yoshikawa; Okinawa and Northern Territories Affairs Minister Mitsuhiro Miyakoshi; and Parliamentary Vice Finance Minister Shinichi Isa. |   YOSHIAKI MIURA
On Feb. 1, European Union Ambassador Patricia Flor (front row, third from right) breaks open a sake barrel at the Delegation of the European Union to mark the beginning of the enforcement of the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement together with (from left) House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Kenji Wakamiya; State Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Yoshihiro Seki; Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Takamori Yoshikawa; Okinawa and Northern Territories Affairs Minister Mitsuhiro Miyakoshi; and Parliamentary Vice Finance Minister Shinichi Isa. | YOSHIAKI MIURA


Ambassadors and other representatives of the European Union and its member states pose with Japanese dignitaries around a table showcasing some of the EU products that will benefit from the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement at an event marking the pact's entry into force at the Delegation of the European Union on Feb. 1. |  YOSHIAKI MIURA
Ambassadors and other representatives of the European Union and its member states pose with Japanese dignitaries around a table showcasing some of the EU products that will benefit from the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement at an event marking the pact’s entry into force at the Delegation of the European Union on Feb. 1. | YOSHIAKI MIURA


Tunisian Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Sabri Bachtobji (fourth from left) poses with (from left) Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs Kenji Yamada; Upper House member Karen Makishima; Japan-Tunisia Parliamentary Committee Chairman Nobuo Kishi; Japan-Tunisia Parliamentary Committee Director General Yasuhide Nakayama; committee members Shinsuke Okuno and Shinako Tsuchiya; and Tunisian Ambassador Mohamed Elloumi during a welcome reception during his official visit to Japan at Hotel Okura Tokyo on Feb. 6. |  YOSHIAKI MIURA
Tunisian Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Sabri Bachtobji (fourth from left) poses with (from left) Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs Kenji Yamada; Upper House member Karen Makishima; Japan-Tunisia Parliamentary Committee Chairman Nobuo Kishi; Japan-Tunisia Parliamentary Committee Director General Yasuhide Nakayama; committee members Shinsuke Okuno and Shinako Tsuchiya; and Tunisian Ambassador Mohamed Elloumi during a welcome reception during his official visit to Japan at Hotel Okura Tokyo on Feb. 6. | YOSHIAKI MIURA