Date : January 16, 2015
Video Report (Press Briefing): Outlook for Japanese Diplomacy in 2015 (January 16, 2015)
post date : 2015.01.16
There are many important issues for Japanese diplomacy in 2015, 70 years since the end of World War II. Issues include anticipation for improved relations with China and South Korea, relations with the USA considering the Republican majority in Congress, issues with North Korea including abductions and its nuclear program, and the election of a new governor in Okinawa who is against relocation of the Futenma air base to Henoko.
The FPCJ has invited Mr. Hitoshi Tanaka, Chairman of the Institute for International Strategy at Japan Research Institute, Limited, to discuss Japanese diplomacy in 2015. The briefing had a total of 54 participants, including 16 journalists from China, Denmark, France, Germany, the ROK, Russia, Switzerland and the US., and 34 embassy representatives.
Mr. Hitoshi Tanaka, Chairman of the Institute for International Strategy, JRI