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Posted on 4 June 2018 | 9:08 am
Japan: Resolution of Abductees Issue First
Japan: Resolution of Abductees Issue First before Economic CooperationKBS WORLD Radio NewsSuga said the stance is based on the Pyongyang Declaration adopted by then Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi and former North Korean leader Kim Jong-il in September 2002. He says Tokyo has conveyed this stance to the U.S. several times.and more »
Posted on 3 June 2018 | 11:15 pm
Global Times: Japan pulls away from US amid
Focus NewsGlobal Times: Japan pulls away from US amid Russia pivotFocus NewsOne prominent example is provided by then Japanese prime minister Junichiro Koizumi visiting Pyongyang in 2002 without informing the US. The Abe government has been seeking to amend the constitution to make Japan a "normal country." As Trump didn't ...and more »
Posted on 3 June 2018 | 1:25 pm
Planning Trump-Kim Meeting: Who Sits Where,
New York TimesPlanning Trump-Kim Meeting: Who Sits Where, What Will They Eat and Who Pays?New York Times“The American diplomats should be careful,” said Takeo Harada, a former Japanese diplomat who was the chief desk officer for the North Korean desk in the Foreign Ministry when Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi visited Pyongyang. “Even though they could ...The Guardian: Trump approach risks disaster, warns architect of previous North Korea talksFocus Newsall 4,682 news articles »
Posted on 3 June 2018 | 10:09 am
Friend of missing David Sneddon shares
The Herald JournalFriend of missing David Sneddon shares memories, hopes for Trump-Kim summitThe Herald JournalHe pointed to one in 2002, when then-Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi was able to negotiate release of three Japanese nationals abducted by the rogue nation. “If he (Koizumi) was able to put pressure on Kim Jong Il to create confession, then ...
Posted on 1 June 2018 | 4:38 pm
U.S. chose not focus on lack of new apology
Ten years later, Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi expressed in his statement his “feelings of deep remorse and heartfelt apology.” Another U.S. official downplayed the lack of Abe’s own apology in his recent statement calling on people concerned to ...
Posted on 19 August 2015 | 6:00 pm
China Stokes Anti-Japanese Sentiment After
Such visits have traditionally been a major source of Sino-Japanese tension. Previous visits by Abe and other Japanese prime ministers, particularly Junichiro Koizumi, led to massive unrest and destruction of Japanese businesses throughout China in 2005.
Posted on 18 August 2015 | 7:40 am
Abe set for uncontested LDP race
Only six incumbent LDP presidents have been reelected unopposed. Abe would be the first since then Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi did so in 2001. There is some support in the party for Shigeru Ishiba, minister in charge of vitalizing local economies ...
Posted on 17 August 2015 | 12:19 pm
Abe’s Mixed Apology
So it’s a relief that Mr. Abe reiterated past apologies with the same formal word, owabi, used by Prime Ministers Tomiichi Murayama in 1995 and Junichiro Koizumi in 2005. He also...
Posted on 17 August 2015 | 3:32 am
Exclusive: Japan Post's $11 billion triple
The privatization of Japan Post was first made into law in 2005 under then-Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi but it was a highly divisive issue as postmasters at the nation's more than 20,000 post offices hold considerable political clout with the ruling party.
Posted on 14 August 2015 | 11:08 pm