Argentine Foreign Minister Santiago Cafiero Tuesday met in Tokyo with Prime Minister Fumio Kishida to discuss further Japanese investments in the South American country, where there are already some 70 leading companies from the Asian power.
Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva met Saturday in Hiroshima with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida ahead of the G7 Summit to discuss further cooperation between the two countries, Agencia Brasil reported. Both leaders agreed to expand bilateral trade and combat climate change, among other issues.
Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida was reported to be unharmed and in good shape after being evacuated from an event in western Japan when an explosion was heard, according to local media.
Following an agreement signed Wednesday between Prime Ministers Rishi Sunak and Fumio Kishida, Japan and the United Kingdom will be able to deploy military forces in one another’s territory, as Tokyo draws closer to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) concerns over Chinese warfare growth in recent years.
Uruguayan President Luis Lacalle Pou told a business forum in Tokyo Thursday that his country was not willing to close any doors and was therefore ready to move forward with a bilateral trade agreement regardless of Mercosur's stance.
Uruguayan President Luis Lacalle Pou is off on an official mission to Japan to boost bilateral trade, it was reported Tuesday in Montevideo. In the meantime, Vice President Beatriz Argimón will be in charge of the Executive until Oct. 31.
Just two days after launching an intermediate-range missile that triggered alarms in Japan, North Korea fired two more short-range ballistic missiles into the Pacific Ocean Thursday.
A North Korean ballistic missile was reportedly fired early Tuesday over northern Japan, which triggered all alarms before falling into the Pacific Ocean. It was the first such firing since 2017.
Former Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida was sworn in Monday as the country's 100th Prime Minister to succeed Yoshihide Suga. In his first relevant measure and after making up a cabinet of political veterans, he called for elections scheduled for Oct. 31 where he will seek support for his ruling Liberal Democratic Party.
Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) on Wednesday voted for Fumio Kishida as their new leader who on October 4, parliament will appoint him as the country's prime minister. Kishida will become Japan's 100th prime minister since the country adopted a Cabinet system in 1885 and succeeds Yoshihide Suga, who did not run for reelection as party leader.