Press Briefings (Reports)

Back to Index

Date : April 23, 2018

Video report: Situation of the Korean Peninsula and Japan Japanese Response to US-China Trade Tensions (Keio Univ. Prof. Fukunari KIMURA)

post date : 2018.04.24

The situation of the Korean Peninsula has been very active lately. A summit meeting between the leaders of North and South Korea is planned for April 27, and a U.S.–North Korea summit is expected to be held by the beginning of June.


How will the situation of the Korean Peninsula unfold, and what effects will it have on Japanese diplomacy and security policy? The FPCJ  invited Dr. Narushige Michishita, a professor at the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies(GRIPS) and an expert on security issues in the Korean Peninsula and Japanese defense policy, to discuss this topic. 


The briefing had a total of 61 participants, including 26 journalists from China, France, Germany, South Korea, Taiwan, and USA, and 28 embassy representatives.

Distributed Material (Japanese only)Outline―Situation of the Korean Peninsula and Japan (April 23, 2018)


- Date: April 23 (Mon), 2018

- Briefer: Dr. Narushige Michishita, Professor, The National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS)

- Language: Japanese (with consecutive English interpretation)



If you have published an article, photo, or a program based on our press briefing report, please provide us with the (1) title of article(s) or product(s), (2) author’s name, (3) published/broadcast date of your report, and
(4) a copy of or a link to your report (if available) via email ( cp[at] ).

*Please replace “at” with “@” when you send the e-mail.

About Us
Covering Japan
News Resources
Activity Reports
Reaching the Press