Visit to NATO by the Prime Minister of Japan

  • 06 May. 2014 -
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  • Press Release (2014) 077
  • Issued on 05 May. 2014
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  • Last updated 13-May-2014 12:42

The Prime Minister of Japan, Mr. Shinzo Abe, will visit NATO Headquarters on Tuesday 6 May 2014. He will meet with the NATO Secretary General, Mr. Anders Fogh Rasmussen, and will address the North Atlantic Council.

Building on the Political Declaration signed in April 2013 in Tokyo, the Prime Minister and the Secretary General will sign a document launching an Individual Partnership and Cooperation Programme between NATO and Japan.

Media Advisory

16:00   NATO Secretary General and Prime Minister Abe deliver opening statements to the Council
17:00 NATO Secretary General and Prime Minister Abe jointly meet the press – Main entrance

The NAC opening remarks and the joint press point will be web streamed live on the NATO website in original language and English, and will be available live on satellite also in original language and English.

Still and video imagery of the bilateral meeting, of the signature ceremony, of the opening remarks of the Council meeting with Japan and of the joint press point will be available on the NATO website.

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