Abe Leaves For Japan-china-s.korea Summit

Abe leaves for Japan-China-S.Korea summit

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is on his way to China on Monday, to attend a three-way summit with Chinese and South Korean leaders.

Abe is scheduled to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping after his arrival in Beijing. The two leaders are expected to discuss future Japan-China relations and Xi's visit to Japan as a state guest next spring.

Abe In Beijing For Summit With China, S.korea

Abe in Beijing for summit with China, S.Korea

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has arrived in China to attend a three-way summit with his Chinese and South Korean counterparts.

Abe is scheduled to meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday. The two leaders are expected to discuss future Japan-China relations and Xi's state visit to Japan next spring.

Abe To Leave For Japan-china-s.korea Summit

Abe to leave for Japan-China-S.Korea summit

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will leave for China on Monday, to attend a three-way summit with Chinese and South Korean leaders.

Abe is scheduled to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping after his arrival in Beijing. The two leaders are expected to discuss future Japan-China relations and Xi's visit to Japan as a state guest next spring.

Govt. To Ok Sdf Dispatch After Abe-rouhani Summit

Govt. to OK SDF dispatch after Abe-Rouhani summit

Japan's Cabinet is set to green-light the dispatch of the Self-Defense Forces to the Middle East after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe briefs Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on the mission's objective.

The governing coalition parties approved on Tuesday a draft Cabinet decision to send a destroyer and a patrol plane to the region to help ensure the safe navigation of commercial ships.

Japan, S.korea Lawmakers Call For A Summit

Japan, S.Korea lawmakers call for a summit

Groups of Japanese and South Korean lawmakers have jointly called for a summit between the two countries to improve bilateral ties.

The Japanese and South Korean groups promoting exchanges between the neighbors held a general meeting in Tokyo on Friday and adopted a joint statement.

Abductee Calls For Japan-n.korea Summit

Abductee calls for Japan-N.Korea summit

A Japanese man who spent more than two decades in North Korea after being abducted has renewed his call for the government to bring back all the other abductees still left behind.

Kaoru Hasuike told NHK in an interview that Japan should do its utmost to hold a summit with North Korea as soon as possible. He said that he believes a summit would be a great opportunity to help realize the early return of all the abductees.

Koizumi Attends Un Climate Summit

Koizumi attends UN climate summit

Japan's new environment minister, Shinjiro Koizumi, has attended the UN climate summit on his first overseas trip since taking office earlier this month.

The UN Climate Action Summit, convened by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, opened on Monday in New York.

Putin Aide: Summit With Abe Next Week

Putin aide: Summit with Abe next week

A Russian presidential aide says President Vladimir Putin will hold talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe next Thursday in Vladivostok.

Yuri Ushakov told Russian media on Friday that the two leaders will meet on the sidelines of the Eastern Economic Forum.

African Summit In Japan Enters Day 2

African summit in Japan enters Day 2

Japanese and African leaders have focused on boosting public and private investment on the continent, as the Tokyo International Conference on African Development enters its second day.

Top government diplomats and business leaders are at the huge event in Yokohama, aiming to promote ties between the continent and Japan.

Abe, Zarif Agree To Arrange Japan-iran Summit

Abe, Zarif agree to arrange Japan-Iran summit

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has told visiting Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif that Japan will continue diplomatic efforts to ease tensions in the Middle East.

Abe met Zarif in Yokohama on Wednesday. Abe recalled that when he visited Iran in June, the country's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei made clear that Iran has no intention to produce or possess nuclear weapons.

Leaders Gathering In Yokohama For Africa Summit

Leaders gathering in Yokohama for Africa summit

Leaders from over 50 African countries, and officials from a range of international organizations are descending on the Japanese port city of Yokohama, for a three-day summit.

The Tokyo International Conference on African Development, TICAD, will begin soon with an opening address from Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

Teams Arrive In Tokyo For World Cosplay Summit

Teams arrive in Tokyo for World Cosplay Summit

Japanese anime and manga fans who love to dress up as their favorite characters are gathering in Tokyo for the World Cosplay Summit.

About 80 contestants from 40 countries and territories who have won local qualifiers will take part in the 17th event that opens on Saturday. The competition is being held in the Japanese capital for the first time.

Fm Kono Welcomes Trump-kim Summit

FM Kono welcomes Trump-Kim summit

Japan's Foreign Minister Taro Kono says he supports the proposed resumption of negotiations between the United States and North Korea.

Kono spoke with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo by phone on Sunday after the third meeting between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

Kishida: Us-n.korea Summit Is 'major Event'

Kishida: US-N.Korea summit is 'major event'

A former Japanese foreign minister, Fumio Kishida, says US President Donald Trump crossing the border into North Korea is a significant event.

The policy chief of the governing Liberal Democratic Party told reporters in Hiroshima on Sunday that he hopes events like this will lead to the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.