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JAPAN / Politics
Jul 16, 2014
U.S. warns Abe against visiting North Korea
The United States has urged Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to refrain from visiting North Korea, with Secretary of State John Kerry warning such a trip could disturb trilateral coordination involving Tokyo, Washington and Seoul to rein in Pyongyang's missile and nuclear programs, sources familiar with Japan-U.S. relations said Tuesday.
JAPAN / Politics
Jun 26, 2014
Broader foreign aid urged
Japan should expand its use of overseas development assistance by targeting new regions and projects and consider funding noncombat operations led by foreign military forces, a panel said Thursday in a report to Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida.
JAPAN / Politics
Jun 26, 2014
Kishida might postpone Vietnam visit
Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida might delay visiting Vietnam during his trip to Southeast Asia later this month to deal with the July 1 talks with North Korea, government sources said.
JAPAN / Politics
Jun 18, 2014
Kishida to delay visit to Russia again
Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida plans to delay his visit to Russia to September or later out of consideration for Japan's alliance with the United States, a country that has taken a tough stance toward the Kremlin over the crisis in Ukraine, government sources said Wednesday.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
May 6, 2014
Japan, African nations renew vow to join hands in developing Africa
Ministers from Japan and African countries reiterated at a meeting in Cameroon on Monday their commitment to continuing to work together and strengthening coordination in advancing a series of plans aimed at developing Africa.
Apr 29, 2014
Japan to pledge road-construction support in Africa
Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida will pledge Japan's support for building a key road connecting four African countries when he joins an international conference on African development to be held in Cameroon on Sunday and Monday, a government source said Tuesday.
JAPAN / Politics
Apr 17, 2014
Kishida to postpone visit to Russia over U.S. ties
Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida has decided to postpone his planned visit to Russia, the Foreign Ministry said Thursday.
Apr 8, 2014
Kishida wants leaders to visit A-bombed cities
At a ministerial meeting on nuclear disarmament starting Friday, Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida said Monday he hopes to call on the leaders of nuclear weapons states to visit the A-bombed cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
Apr 6, 2014
Obama visit chance to showcase robust alliance: Kishida
Japan wants to make U.S. President Barack Obama's upcoming visit an opportunity to show the robust Japan-U.S. alliance to the world, Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida said Sunday.
Mar 24, 2014
Kishida announces fresh loans for Myanmar
Japan will provide about a ¥24 billion in new loans to Myanmar to help build power transmission grids, Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida told President Thein Sein on Monday in the capital city of Naypyitaw.
JAPAN / Politics
Mar 7, 2014
Suga mum on Ukraine sanctions for Russia
Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga declined comment if Tokyo will impose economic sanctions against Russia over its deployment of troops on Ukraine's Crimea Peninsula, only saying Tokyo will "properly deal with the situation by closely consulting with relevant countries."
JAPAN / Politics
Feb 14, 2014
U.S. may get official nod to bring in nukes in emergency
Japan may officially allow the United States to bring nuclear weapons into the country if an emergency threatens national safety, Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida hinted Friday.
JAPAN / Politics
Feb 13, 2014
Obama to shore up ties with Asia trip
U.S. President Barack Obama will make a trip to Asia, including Japan and South Korea, in late April in a bid to promote his administration's commitment to the region, the White House said Wednesday.
JAPAN / Politics
Feb 3, 2014
Japan, U.S. reaffirm plans to militarily ignore China ADIZ
Japan and the United States agreed Monday that China's declaration of an air defense identification zone over the East China Sea will not be allowed to affect the operations of the Self-Defense Forces and U.S. military.
JAPAN / Politics
Jan 28, 2014
Top Japan, U.S. diplomats to discuss Obama visit
Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida plans to hold talks with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in Washington next week to pave the way for a planned visit in April by President Barack Obama, a government source said Tuesday.
Jan 20, 2014
Kishida calls for stricter nuclear export controls in Asia
Japan unveiled a fresh initiative Monday to promote nuclear disarmament and nonproliferation and urged other Asian nations to strengthen their export controls to prevent such countries as North Korea and Iran from acquiring nuclear-related materials.
JAPAN / Politics
Jan 19, 2014
Japan plans to open talks with Syrian opposition
Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida on Wednesday will unveil plans at the Syria peace talks in Switzerland to open a dialogue with the Syrian opposition on bringing the civil war, now in its third year, to a quick conclusion, sources in the Japanese government said Sunday.
Jan 14, 2014
Kishida urges China talks, assures on apologies
Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida called again Tuesday for China to agree to a summit between Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and President Xi Jinping.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Jan 9, 2014
Japan, France to launch panel to look at exports with military potential
Japan and France agreed Thursday to share information about exports of equipment with military potential, after Japan raised concern about a French defense company's export to China of devices enabling helicopters to land on ships.
JAPAN / Politics
Nov 29, 2013
Abe vows to remain steadfast on China
Japan will remain steadfast and cooperate with other countries in addressing China's recent establishment of an air defense identification zone covering the Senkaku Islands, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Friday.


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