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February 25, 2019

El Salvadoran Ambassador Martha Lidia Zelayandia Cisneros (front row, fourth from left) poses with The National Council of YMCAs of Japan National General Secretary Seiichi Kanzaki (front row, right) and other participants at the ambassador
El Salvadoran Ambassador Martha Lidia Zelayandia Cisneros (front row, fourth from left) poses with The National Council of YMCAs of Japan National General Secretary Seiichi Kanzaki (front row, right) and other participants at the ambassador’s residence on Feb. 14. The El Salvadoran Embassy and Japan’s YMCA held a joint charity lunch. ‘Pupusa,” the national food of El Salvador, was served to attendees. Funds will support challenged children in Japan and improving the general hygiene of children in El Salvador. | YOSHIAKI MIURA


At the opening ceremony for a series of events celebrating the 150th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Japan and Hungary, Hungarian Ambassador Norbert Palanovics (center) poses with Seishiro Eto (left), chairman of the Japan-Hungary Parliamentary Friendship League, and Yohei Kono, chairman of the Japan-Hungary Friendship Association.
At the opening ceremony for a series of events celebrating the 150th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Japan and Hungary, Hungarian Ambassador Norbert Palanovics (center) poses with Seishiro Eto (left), chairman of the Japan-Hungary Parliamentary Friendship League, and Yohei Kono, chairman of the Japan-Hungary Friendship Association. | YOSHIAKI MIURA


Foreign Minister Taro Kono offers words of congratulation at The Capitol Hotel Tokyu on Feb. 14.
Foreign Minister Taro Kono offers words of congratulation at The Capitol Hotel Tokyu on Feb. 14. | YOSHIAKI MIURA


At a cultural event of chorus, opera and food to celebrate Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia
At a cultural event of chorus, opera and food to celebrate Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia’s 100th national days, Lithuanian Ambassador Gediminas Varvuolis (far left) poses with (from left) Diet member Hirofumi Nakasone, Latvian Ambassador Dace Treija-Masi and Estonian Ambassador Vaino Reinart at Meguro Persimmon Hall on Feb. 16. | YOSHIAKI MIURA