Japan, France agree to start talks on defense supplies-sharing pact

National Jan 7, 2017

Japan, France agree to start talks on defense supplies-sharing pact

The defense and foreign ministers of Japan and France agreed at their "two-plus-two" meeting Friday to start negotiations over a bilateral accord on sharing defense supplies and services. In a joint statement issued after the meeting in Paris, the ministers also expressed opposition to "unilateral ...

Hundreds rally at French Embassy in wake of attacks

National Nov 16, 2015

Hundreds rally at French Embassy in wake of attacks

by Reiji Yoshida

Hundreds of French citizens in Japan attended a rally at the French Embassy in Tokyo on Sunday, with French Ambassador Thierry Dana urging them to remain united in the fight against terrorism. The rally was attended by Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga, the government's top ...

National / Politics Mar 14, 2015

Japan, France to cooperate at key U.N. climate talks

The foreign ministers of Japan and France agreed Saturday to cooperate in seeking a new international framework for fighting climate change at a key U.N. meeting later this year, Japanese officials said. Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida told his French counterpart, Laurent Fabius, that Tokyo is ...