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SHOTARO YACHI

Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Apr 4, 2022
Defense experts back Japan acquiring strike capabilities
Critics are likely to question giving weight to the opinions of foreign policy and defense experts who once worked in government as discussions on the country's security strategy gain steam.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Aug 23, 2018
Japan considers sending Abe's national security adviser to China to prepare for summit
The central government is considering sending national security adviser Shotaro Yachi to Beijing in September to lay the groundwork for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's visit to China, sources close to bilateral relations said Wednesday.
JAPAN / Politics
Feb 24, 2018
NSC chief Shotaro Yachi and China's Yang Jiechi unite on denuclearizing North Korea
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's national security adviser, Shotaro Yachi, and China's top diplomat, Yang Jiechi, have agreed to work together toward denuclearizing the Korean Peninsula, the Foreign Ministry said amid an apparent warming in inter-Korean ties.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 30, 2017
Divide still large as Japan pushes to tighten noose on North while China emphasizes dialogue
In a meeting of top-level diplomats on Tuesday, Tokyo urged Beijing to impose more decisive sanctions on North Korea, seeking to end China's apparent inaction amid a recent litany of provocations by Pyongyang.
JAPAN / Politics
Feb 27, 2017
Abe aide Yachi set to visit Washington to meet new national security adviser McMaster
A key foreign policy aide to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was to begin a three-day visit to Washington on Monday, where he plans to meet the newly appointed national security adviser, the government said.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Feb 21, 2017
Japan eyes talks with new U.S. national security adviser
Newly appointed U.S. national security adviser Lt. Gen. Herbert Raymond McMaster and Shotaro Yachi, the head of the Japanese National Security Council's secretariat, agreed Wednesday to closely coordinate moves and meet in the United States in the near future.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Nov 6, 2016
Aide Yachi to visit Russia next week to lay groundwork for Abe-Putin summit
Japan is making final arrangements for a key foreign policy adviser to visit Russia on Tuesday to lay the groundwork for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's summit with President Vladimir Putin in Japan next month, a government source said.
JAPAN / Politics
Aug 25, 2016
Abe aide to meet China's top diplomat about summit possibilities at G-20
China's top diplomat said Thursday he wants to "solve various problems" with Japan in a meeting that could set the stage for rare high-level talks between the two countries early next month.
JAPAN / Politics
Oct 22, 2015
Japan denies suggesting early reciprocal visits by Abe and Xi
A former top Chinese official has suggested Japan proposed early reciprocal state visits by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Chinese President Xi Jinping.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Oct 14, 2015
Abe, China's Yang vow to promote dialogue
A top Chinese government official met Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Tokyo on Wednesday, agreeing to promote a "mutually beneficial strategic relationship" between the two Asian titans despite the latest diplomatic row over the 1937 Nanking Massacre, a Japanese official said.
JAPAN / Politics
Oct 12, 2015
Yang Jiechi, China's top diplomat, to meet Abe, Yachi during visit this week
Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi will meet with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during his two-day visit to Japan starting Tuesday, both governments said separately Monday.
JAPAN / Politics
Oct 11, 2015
Top Chinese diplomat Yang to visit Japan this month; meeting with Abe eyed
China's top diplomat is likely to visit Japan later this month and possibly meet with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to lay the groundwork for an upcoming trilateral summit of Japan, China and South Korea, government sources said.
JAPAN / Politics
Jul 20, 2015
Mongolia venue of secret May talks with Pyongyang over abductions
Japan and North Korea held secret talks in mid-May in Ulan Bator over North Korea's abductions of Japanese nationals decades ago, a diplomatic source in Mongolia said Sunday.
JAPAN / Politics
Jul 16, 2015
Abe's close aide holds talks with China's top diplomat
One of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's most trusted aides on Thursday held talks with China's top diplomat, State Councilor Yang Jiechi, in a move that could set the stage for another meeting between their leaders, possibly in September.
JAPAN / Politics
Oct 20, 2014
Japan's top security official to visit S. Korea for talks
Japan's top security official will make a two-day visit to Seoul for talks with South Korea's top presidential aide for national security, both governments said Monday.
JAPAN / Politics
Oct 15, 2014
Veteran Japanese diplomat sent to China on secret mission
The trip to Beijing in mid-September was meant to help lay groundwork for an official summit between Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Chinese President Xi Jinping, sources said.
JAPAN / Politics
Oct 12, 2014
Abe dispatched senior bureaucrat Yachi to Fukuda-Xi meet in Beijing
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a senior government official to a secret meeting between former Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda and Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing in late July, sources close to Japan-China relations said Sunday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 7, 2014
Yachi to lead security secretariat
The government on Tuesday launched the secretariat of its U.S.-style National Security Council, with former Vice Foreign Minister Shotaro Yachi picked to lead the new body.
JAPAN / Politics
Jun 21, 2013
Abe confidante secretly visited China to reboot ties
A special adviser to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe secretly visited Beijing earlier this week in an apparent effort to improve strained relations with China, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga admitted Thursday at a news conference.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Feb 11, 2013
Ties with China will steer Japan's future diplomacy: key Abe adviser
Shotaro Yachi, a special adviser to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's Cabinet, said the most important diplomatic issue for Japan in the coming decades will be how to develop relations with China.

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