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TAKEO AKIBA

Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 28, 2022
In meetings with Japanese officials, experts divided over 'counterstrike capabilities'
Foreign policy and defense specialists voice mixed opinions of controversial policy during 17 meetings with government officials, summary shows.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Aug 18, 2022
Japan and China vow to continue dialogue despite Taiwan tensions
The national security adviser reiterated Tokyo's protest over the firing of ballistic missiles during recent Chinese drills, five of which fell in Japan's claimed exclusive economic zone.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Aug 17, 2022
Japan and China arranging high-level talks amid Taiwan tension
During the envisioned meeting, Tokyo is likely to convey its concern over the drills Beijing conducted near Taiwan earlier this month.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 20, 2021
Senior Japanese, U.S. officials hold security talks
Top Japanese and U.S. officials began talks on Tuesday to discuss regional security issues, including those related to China and North Korea.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 9, 2020
U.S. envoy arrives in Japan for talks on North Korea and Hong Kong
U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun arrived in Tokyo on Thursday to discuss China's crackdown on Hong Kong and the stalled effort to denuclearize North Korea.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Dec 19, 2019
Japanese officials and U.S. envoy agree to stay in step on North Korea
The top U.S. envoy for North Korea agreed with senior officials of the Foreign Ministry on Wednesday to continue working closely together amid a standstill in denuclearization talks with Pyongyang.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 30, 2018
Tokyo protests Beijing's exclusion of Sankei Shimbun reporter from covering diplomatic meeting
The ban runs counter to Japan's support for “basic human rights, including freedom of expression, and the rule of law,” the government's top spokesman said.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Mar 6, 2018
Japanese official allegedly did not rule out building nuclear weapons storage site in Okinawa
Vice Foreign Minister Takeo Akiba did not rule out the possibility of a nuclear weapons storage site being built in Okinawa Prefecture in comments he allegedly made in 2009 when he was a minister at the Japanese Embassy in Washington, a U.S. researcher said Monday.

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