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Date : March 26, 2014

Notice (Press Briefing): Outlook for Japan-North Korea Relations (March 26, 2014)

post date : 2014.03.18

Outlook for Japan-North Korea Relations


Briefer: Prof. Hajime Izumi, School of International Relations, University of Shizuoka


On March 16, it was revealed that the parents of Ms. Megumi Yokota, who was abducted by North Korea, met her daughter Kim Eun Gyong for the first time from March 10 to 14 in Mongolia.  On March 19 and 20, Japan-North Korea Red Cross talks are planned in Shenyang, China, following the talks that took place on March 3.  Government officials from both countries are scheduled to attend these talks.


At this time, in which events related to North Korea are taking place one after another, FPCJ has invited Professor Hajime Izumi of the School of International Relations, University of Shizuoka, to share his views about the outlook for Japan-North Korea relations.  He is an expert in such areas as security in North Asia and politics and diplomacy in the Korean peninsula.  

Don’t miss this chance!


Date & March 26 (Wed), 2014, 14:00-15:30


Place: Foreign Press Center/Japan (6th floor, Nippon Press Center Bldg)


Language: Japanese (with consecutive English interpretation)


Embassy representatives and FPCJ supporting members may also attend the briefing as observers (admission free).


*No car park is available. Please use a nearby car park if you come by car.

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