Japan-Lithuania Defense Ministerial Meeting

(Press Release: Provisional Translation)

June 2, 2024
Ministry of Defense Japan

In Japanse

On June 2, 2024, Minister of Defense Kihara, visiting Singapore to attend the 21th IISS Asian Security Summit (Shangri-La Dialogue), held a Defense Ministerial Meeting with Dr. Kasčiūnas, Minister of National Defence of Republic of Lithuania.

  1. At the outset, Minister Kihara mentioned that Japan-Lithuania Memorandum on Defense Cooperation and Exchange was signed last October and stated to further strengthen bilateral defense cooperation and exchanges based on the Memorandum.
  2. The two ministers exchanged their views on bilateral defense cooperation and exchanges including cyber defense and collaboration through support for Ukraine.

  3. The Ministers concurred to continue working closely together to further deepen the relationship between Japan and Lithuania.

Japan-Lithuania Defense Ministerial Meeting(PDF)