Security Talks, Defense Cooperation and Defense Exchange

2007 JAN - JUN

Defense Exchanges 2007 JLY - DEC

December 13, 2007

The Secretary General of North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), H.E. Mr. Jaap de Hoop Scheffer visited Japan and had the Meeting with Defense Minister Ishiba on December 13, 2007.


December 13, 2007

Defense Minister Ishiba and Secretary General Jaap de Hoop Scheffer had a talk about cooperation as partners sharing common values and in meeting security challenges, the resumption of refueling activities in the Indian Ocean for the fight against terrorism, the reconstruction of Afghanistan and so forth.


December 13, 2007
November 29, 2007

H.E. Mr. Teo Chee Hean, Minister for Defence, Singapore visited the MOD to hold Japan-Singapore Defense Ministerial Meeting with Defense Minister Ishiba on November 29, 2007.


November 29, 2007
November 8, 2007

The Hon. Robert Gates, Secretary of Defense, the United States of America, visited the MOD to meet with Defense Minister Ishiba on November 8, 2007.


November 8, 2007

Minister Ishiba and Secretary Gates held a joint press conference at the MOD on November 8, 2007.


November 8, 2007

Secretary Gates attended the SDF honor guard ceremony with Minister Ishiba at the MOD on November 8, 2007.


October 19, 2007.

H.E. Jean-Louis Schiltz, Minister of Defence, Luxembourg visited the MOD to hold Japan-Luxembourg Defense Ministerial Meeting with Defense Minister Ishiba on October 19, 2007.


October 19, 2007.
October 12, 2007.

The Hon. Daniel Ken Inouye, the Member of the U.S. Senate visited the MOD to pay a courtesy call on Defense Minister Ishiba on October 12, 2007.


August 30, 2007

General Cao Gangchuan, Minister of National Defense of China visited the MOD to hold Japan-China Defense Ministerial Meeting with Defense Minister Koumura on August 30, 2007.


August 30, 2007
August 30, 2007

General Cao Gangchuan, Minister of National Defense of China attended the SDF honor guard ceremony at the MOD on August 30, 2007.


August 22, 2007

Special Envoy of the Prime Minister Yuriko Koike visited the Islamic Republic of Pakistan on August 22, 2007 where she held talks with H.E. Gen Pervez Musharraf, President, and H.E. Mr. Shaukat Aziz, Prime Minister. She also held Japan-Pakistan Defense Ministerial Meeting with H.E. Mr. Rao Sikandar Iqbal, Senior Federal Minister for Defence.


August 22, 2007
August 22, 2007
August 8, 2007

Defense Minister Koike visited Washington, D.C. from 8 to 10 August, 2007. She met with the Hon. Robert Gates, Secretary of Defense, the United States of America at the Pentagon where Japan-U.S. Defense Ministerial Meeting was held on August 8.


August 8, 2007
August 8, 2007
August 8, 2007

Defense Minister Koike met with the Hon. Dick Cheney, Vice President of the United States of America at the White House on August 8.


August 8, 2007

Defense Minister Koike met with Dr. Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of State, the United States of America at the U.S. Department of State on August 9.


August 3, 2007

Ambassador John Dimitri Negroponte, Deputy Secretary of State, United States of America visited the MOD to meet Defense Minister Koike on August 3, 2007.


August 3, 2007
July 11, 2007

H.E. Mr. John Thomas Schieffer, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to Japan visited the MOD to meet with Defense Minister Koike on July 11, 2007.


July 11,  2007

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