• Kyodo

  • SHARE

Ichiro Akiyama, a former Ground Self-Defense Force officer, said Monday that Japanese have made important contributions to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, which was named this year’s winner of the Nobel Peace Prize.

Akiyama, the first director of the Inspectorate Division at the OPCW, said: “Japanese personnel have worked together to produce results (in their work with the OPCW). I am very happy to be able to attend (the ceremony) as their representative.”

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.

SUBSCRIBE NOW

PHOTO GALLERY (CLICK TO ENLARGE)