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Much has been written about the reinvigoration of the Japan-EU relationship after signing the strategic and economic partnership in the last few years. But Japanese rapprochement to the EU does not end in Brussels. In recent years, another European platform has been activated by Abe’s proactive policy: The Visegrad 4.

The summits of the V4+Japan framework in 2018 and 2019 sparked optimism about the opportunities and possibilities of this form of cooperation. But even though there is an observable expansion to the relationship, it remains far from becoming an institutionalized framework and faces radical challenges that might make it obsolete shortly after coming to life.

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