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July 22, 2019

Egyptian Ambassador Ayman Kamel (second from left) and his wife, Ghada Youssef (far right), pose with Kenji Yamada, parliamentary vice-minister for foreign affairs (far left), and Kaori Kono, wife of Foreign Minister Taro Kono, during a cake-cutting ceremony to celebrate Egypt's national day at a reception at the ambassador's residence on      July 8. yoshiaki miura |
Egyptian Ambassador Ayman Kamel (second from left) and his wife, Ghada Youssef (far right), pose with Kenji Yamada, parliamentary vice-minister for foreign affairs (far left), and Kaori Kono, wife of Foreign Minister Taro Kono, during a cake-cutting ceremony to celebrate Egypt’s national day at a reception at the ambassador’s residence on July 8. yoshiaki miura |


Rwandan Ambassador Venetia Sebudandi (center) poses with (from left) Asahiko Mihara, acting chairperson of the Japan-Africa Union Parliamentary Friendship League; Kenji Yamada, parliamentary vice-minister for foreign affairs; Ichiro Aisawa, chairperson of the Japan-Africa Union Parliamentary Friendship League; and Diet member Emi Kaneko while giving a toast to celebrate Rwanda's 25th independence day at Hotel New Otani on      July 4. yoshiaki miura |
Rwandan Ambassador Venetia Sebudandi (center) poses with (from left) Asahiko Mihara, acting chairperson of the Japan-Africa Union Parliamentary Friendship League; Kenji Yamada, parliamentary vice-minister for foreign affairs; Ichiro Aisawa, chairperson of the Japan-Africa Union Parliamentary Friendship League; and Diet member Emi Kaneko while giving a toast to celebrate Rwanda’s 25th independence day at Hotel New Otani on July 4. yoshiaki miura |


French Ambassador Laurent Pic (second from right) poses for a photo with (from left) Takeo Kawamura, vice-chairman of the Japan-France Parliamentary Friendship League; National Public Safety Commission Chairman and Minister of State for Disaster Management Junzo Yamamoto; and Japan Business Federation Vice Chairman Shuzo Sumi during a reception to celebrate France's national day at the ambassador's residence in Tokyo on July 14. |   YOSHIAKI MIURA
French Ambassador Laurent Pic (second from right) poses for a photo with (from left) Takeo Kawamura, vice-chairman of the Japan-France Parliamentary Friendship League; National Public Safety Commission Chairman and Minister of State for Disaster Management Junzo Yamamoto; and Japan Business Federation Vice Chairman Shuzo Sumi during a reception to celebrate France’s national day at the ambassador’s residence in Tokyo on July 14. | YOSHIAKI MIURA