Prime Minister Naoto Kan to attend the East Asia Summit and other meetings online on November 14 at 5:05 a.m.
Prime Minister Naoto Kan will attend a summit meeting between ASEAN, Japan, China and South Korea on April 14 and an East Asian summit attended by the United States, China, and other countries. At the East Asia Summit, we will call for the realization of a free and open Indo-Pacific with China’s maritime expansion in mind.
The summit meeting between the 10 ASEAN-Southeast Asian Nations Union and the three countries of Japan, China and South Korea will be held in online format on the afternoon of The 14th.
In response to the spread of the new coronavirus, Prime Minister Kan is expected to provide continuous support, including the contribution of one million dollars to a fund set up by ASEAN for vaccine development and the supply of medical supplies.
Next, I will attend the EAS-East Asia Summit, which will be attended by the United States, China, Russia, and other countries, on the evening of the 14th to exchange opinions on regional security.
Prime Minister Naoto Kan has decided to express Japan’s position on the North Korean issue and the situation in Hong Kong, with a policy of calling for the realization of a free and open Indo-Pacific, keeping in mind That China is strengthening its maritime presence in the East and South China Seas.