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June 3, 2021

U.S.-Japan Global Digital Connectivity Partnership

Washington, DC (STL.News) The text of the following statement was released by the Governments of Japan and the United States of America. Begin text: On May 27, 2021, interagency representatives from the United States and Japan met virtually to launch the U.S.-Japan Global Digital Connectivity Partnership (GDCP).  Announced during the summit...

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May 5, 2021

Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with Japanese & ROK Foreign Ministers

Washington, DC (STL.News) The following is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met today with Japanese Foreign Minister Motegi Toshimitsu and Republic of Korea Foreign Minister Chung Eui-yong in London to promote trilateral solidarity and discuss shared concerns about North Korea’s nuclear and ballistic missile programs.  The...

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May 3, 2021

Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with Japanese Foreign Minister

Washington, DC (STL.News) The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met today with Japanese Foreign Minister Motegi Toshimitsu in London.  Secretary Blinken and Foreign Minister Motegi emphasized the importance of the U.S.-Japan Alliance for promoting peace, security, and prosperity in the Indo-Pacific region and...

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April 30, 2021

US State Department: US-Japan Extended Deterrence Dialogue

Washington, DC (STL.News) Ned Price, Department Spokesperson released the following statement: The United States and Japan held a bilateral Extended Deterrence Dialogue by video teleconference on April 30, 2021.  The Dialogue provided an opportunity for our two governments to hold in-depth discussions on regional security, Alliance defense posture, nuclear and missile defense...

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April 13, 2021

US State Department: Fukushima Treated Water Release

Washington, DC (STL.News) The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: The Government of Japan (GOJ), in close coordination with the International Atomic Energy Agency, has taken measures to manage the aftermath of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident in March 2011, including radiation monitoring, remediation, waste management, and decommissioning.  The GOJ announced...

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March 28, 2021

Joint Statement of Chiefs of Defense Condemning Violence in Myanmar

Joint Statement of Chiefs of Defense Condemning Military-Sponsored Violence in Myanmar (STL.News)  Myanmar – The following is a joint statement of the Chiefs of Defense of Australia, Canada, Germany, Greece, Italy, Japan, the Kingdom of Denmark, the Kingdom of the Netherlands, New Zealand, the Republic of Korea, the United Kingdom,...

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March 16, 2021

Secretary Blinken, Secretary Austin Meeting with Japanese Prime Minister

Washington, DC (STL.News) The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken and Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III met today with Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga in Tokyo.  Secretary Blinken, Secretary Austin, and Prime Minister Suga highlighted that the U.S.-Japan Alliance remains the cornerstone...

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March 16, 2021

Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with Japanese Foreign Minister

Washington, DC (STL.News) The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: On March 16, Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met in Tokyo with Japanese Minister for Foreign Affairs Toshimitsu Motegi and reaffirmed the vital importance of the U.S.-Japan Alliance to promoting peace, security, and prosperity in the Indo-Pacific region.  Secretary...

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March 11, 2021

US State Department: 10th Anniversary of Japan Earthquake

Washington, DC (STL.News) Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken released the following statement: Ten years ago, Japan suffered unimaginable tragedy following the earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear accident on March 11, 2011.  The United States stands in solidarity with Japan to remember those lost and still missing, and to honor the resilience of the...

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March 4, 2021

United States & Japan Hold Bilateral Security Discussions

Washington, DC (STL.News) The United States and Japan held bilateral security discussions by video teleconference on March 4, 2021.? These discussions provided an opportunity for our two governments to demonstrate the strength and continued resilience of the U.S.-Japan Alliance.  Participants exchanged views on the Indo-Pacific security environment, including the impact of...

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February 22, 2021

US State Department: Japan’s National Day

Washington, DC (STL.News) Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken released the following statement: On behalf of the Government of the United States and the American people, I am honored to send heartfelt congratulations to His Majesty the Emperor of Japan on the occasion of his 61st birthday this February 23.  When then-Chief Cabinet...

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