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Political News(2023/09/23)

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Minister of Science and Technology Takaichi leaves for Austria to attend IAEA general meeting

2023-09-23 22:43:00
Minister for Science and Technology Takaichi departed for Austria on the evening of the 23rd to attend the General Assembly of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). Amidst China's opposition to the release of treated water from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, we hope to explain the scientific safety and other aspects of the project to further spread understanding and support in the international community.


Ground Self-Defense Force helicopter accident: Defense Minister Kihara inspects Kumamoto military base, “doing our best to investigate the cause”

2023-09-23 17:21:00
In April this year, following an accident involving a Ground Self-Defense Force helicopter off the coast of Miyakojima in Okinawa Prefecture, Minister of Defense Kihara inspected the military base in Kumamoto Prefecture to which the accident aircraft belonged and investigated the cause of the accident. He expressed his intention to do everything in his power to prevent it from happening again.


Foreign Minister Kamikawa calls for early entry into force of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test Ban Treaty

2023-09-23 09:12:00
During his visit to New York, Foreign Minister Kamikawa attended a meeting of foreign ministers from various countries aiming to bring into force the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (CTBT), which completely bans nuclear tests, and amid the possibility of a nuclear test by North Korea. He emphasized that the entry into force is an urgent issue for the international community.


Japan-U.S.-Australia-India Quad Foreign Ministers Meeting “Strongly opposes any attempt to unilaterally change the status quo”

2023-09-23 07:05:00
During his visit to New York, Foreign Minister Kamikawa attended the Foreign Ministers' Meeting of the Quad, a four-nation framework between Japan, the United States, Australia, and India, and strongly opposed attempts to unilaterally change the status quo by force, with China in mind as it strengthens its maritime expansion. I confirmed that I will go.


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