Defense Minister's Remarks

Mr. Shigeru Ishiba, a Member of the House of Representatives and the Former Director-General of the Defense Agency was appointed Minister of Defense on September 26, 2007

Defense Minister Ishiba gave instructions to the MOD and SDF personnel at the Inauguration Ceremony.

Defense Minister Ishiba reviewed the SDF Special Guard of Honor.

Defense Minister Ishiba held his first press conference after his arrival at the Ministry of Defense.