Suga in Washington. Indo-Pacific, Highest Priority for Biden Management

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken and Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III will travel to Tokyo, Japan, March 15-17 to reaffirm the United States’ commitment to strengthening our alliance and to highlight cooperation that promotes peace, security, and prosperity in the Indo-Pacific and around the world. Secretary Blinken and Secretary of Defense Austin

Between S400 and V-22В Osprey the Fate of Kuril Islands

The Kuril Islands conflict, which dates back to the first Russian-Japanese agreement to address the status of Sakhalin and the Kuril Islands, as well as the Shimoda Treaty of 1855, which first established official relations between Russia and Japan, came back to the agenda during Suga's active foreign policy period. Although analysts argue that the

Historical and Geopolitical Background of Kuril Islands dispute

The Kuril Islands dispute, also known in Japan as the Northern Territories dispute, is a disagreement between Japan and Russia and also some individuals of the Ainu people over sovereignty of the four southernmost Kuril Islands. The Kuril Islands is a chain of islands that stretch between the Japanese island of Hokkaido at the southern end

The 12th Japan-Mekong Region Summit

The Heads of State/the Government of Japan, the Kingdom of Cambodia, the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, the Kingdom of Thailand, and the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam, gathered on 13 November 2020, for the 12th Mekong-Japan Summit via videoconference. The co-chairman, Prime Minister Suga, stated that the Mekong

Japan “Free and Open Indo-Pacific (FOIP)” Vision

Context In August 2016, Prime Minister ABE unveiled the “Free and Open Indo-Pacific” concept in his keynote address at TICAD VI in Kenya Japan’s fundamental aim is to foster regional stability and prosperity by improving connectivity between Asia and Africa through a free and open Indo-Pacific region Three Pillars of “FOIP” Promotion and establishment of

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