Date : May 30, 2014
Report (Press Briefing): The G7 Brussels Summit (May 30, 2014)
post date : 2014.06.02
The G7 countries will hold a summit meeting in Brussels, Belgium on June 4-5, without Russia. The FPCJ invited Mr. Kazutoshi Aikawa, deputy director-general of the Economic Affairs Bureau of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), to talk about Japan’s stance on the G7 summit.
During the briefing, Mr. Aikawa explained that while Ukraine would be the main topic at the summit, topics including the global economy, energy, climate change and development in Africa would also be discussed.
Journalists at the briefing asked questions about subjects such as what kind of results the Japanese government would like to see from the summit.
A total of seven people attended the briefing, included journalists from France, Italy and the USA.