Liberal Democratic Party Former Secretary-General Ishiba's response to the election of the president will be carefully considered
Regarding the LDP presidential election due to the expiration of his term at the end of next month, former secretary-general Ishiba pointed out that changing the president for the purpose of winning the lower house election would not be understood by the public, and he said about his response. He showed the idea of careful consideration.
"Japan-Turkey Ocean Talks" Agreed to Launch At the Foreign Ministers' Meeting
Foreign Minister Motegi, who is visiting the Middle East, will meet with Turkey's Foreign Minister Chaushor to discuss issues surrounding the ocean with senior officials from both governments toward the realization of a free and open Indo-Pacific. We have agreed to launch a "discussion".
Urgent proposal for restraint measures such as "lockdown" National Governors' Association
Following the expansion of the target area for emergency declarations from the 20th, the National Governors' Association held a meeting and said that it was clear that the current declaration would not be effective. We have put together an urgent proposal calling for the consideration of thorough measures to curb the flow of people, such as the blockade of cities.
Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Treated Water Release Rumor Countermeasures Summary Government
Regarding the policy of releasing treated water from TEPCO's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station to the sea, the government will make every effort to disseminate accurate information by summarizing rumors and holding symposiums, as well as in Fukushima Prefecture. It is said that it will support the efforts of local governments.
Published a survey report on the process of ordering apps for the government's Tokyo Olympics and Para
Regarding the process of ordering the app developed for the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, the government published an investigation report by outside lawyers and incorporated a private business operator who is not obliged to keep confidential in the app development project. It is said that it was inappropriate.
Governor Kanagawa Kuroiwa “Calls on a country with strong measures such as lockdown”
Governor Kuroiwa of Kanagawa Prefecture said at a video conference of the National Governors' Association held on the 20th that the spread of the highly infectious mutant virus "Delta strain" could not be suppressed by the measures so far, "like lockdown. I urge the country to immediately consider such powerful measures. "
“Consideration of increasing vaccine supply in areas subject to declaration ahead of schedule” Minister of State for Regulatory Reform Kono
At a press conference after the Cabinet meeting, Minister of State for Regulatory Reform Kono said, "We have received requests for increased vaccine supply and extension of the period with the aim of accelerating vaccination at some large-scale vaccination venues. Especially urgent. In the areas covered by the Declaration of Situation, I think there are places where we would like to increase the amount of vaccine as soon as possible, so we would like to work as early as possible. First, we are thinking of releasing the Moderna vaccine. "
Sri Lankan woman dies to prevent recurrence Reform promotion team Minister of Justice in the ministry
Regarding the problem of the death of a Sri Lankan woman who was held in the immigration facility, Minister of Justice Kamikawa set up a project team in the ministry to check the improvement points of the Immigration Bureau of each region and change the awareness of the staff. He also expressed his intention to swiftly proceed with efforts to prevent recurrence.
Environment Minister Koizumi will support the re-election of Prime Minister Kan in the LDP presidential election
At a press conference after the Cabinet meeting, Minister of the Environment Koizumi expressed his intention to support the re-election of Prime Minister Suga over the LDP presidential election following the expiration of his term at the end of September.
Deputy Secretary-General Sugita "Hospitalized for poor physical condition" PCR test is "negative"
At a press conference after the Cabinet Secretariat, Chief Cabinet Secretary Kato revealed that the top official of the government, Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Sugita, was absent from the Cabinet on the 20th due to poor physical condition and was hospitalized for examinations.
“Holding the Paralympics will support the realization of a symbiotic society” Marukawa Olympic Minister
Regarding the Tokyo Paralympics, which will start on the 24th of this month, Minister of State for Special Missions Marukawa said at a press conference after the Cabinet meeting that holding the Games would greatly support the realization of a symbiotic society, and that he would work toward the success of the Games in a safe and secure manner. Shown.
Temporary closure of schools nationwide for the new semester "I have no idea of request" Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
As the target area for the state of emergency is expanded from the 20th, Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Hagiuda said that the importance of the role played by the school will not change even if the infection is spreading, and all over the country about the new semester after the summer vacation. He acknowledged that he had no intention of requesting a temporary closure of the school.
“Immediate and safe evacuation is an urgent issue for those who wish to leave Afghan” G7 Confirmation
Regarding the situation in Afghanistan, a G7 = seven major foreign ministers' meeting was held online on the night of the 19th of Japan time, recognizing that it is an urgent task to evacuate all those who wish to leave the country immediately and safely. They agreed and confirmed the close cooperation of the G7.
Expectations for the debate of multiple candidates as the movement toward the LDP presidential election becomes more active
Prime Minister Suga has shown his willingness to re-election over the LDP presidential election due to the expiration of his term at the end of next month. It is expected that the movement within the party will become more active in the future.