Second Day of the G8 Deauville Summit
On May 27 (local time), Prime Minister Naoto Kan, who is visiting the French Republic to attend the G8 Deauville Summit, held talks separately with Mr. David Cameron, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, and Dr. Angela Merkel, the Federal Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany, prior to the G8 session. After the meetings, Prime Minister Kan attended the G8 sessions on the themes of "Political Issues (North Korea, etc.)," "Exchange of Views with Egypt and Tunisia," and "Africa (Political and Regional Situation" and held discussions. Later, Prime Minister Kan attended a working lunch with the theme of "Africa (Economy and Development)."
After the G8 Deauville Summit, Prime Minister Kan held talks with Mr. Dmitry Anatolyevich Medvedev, President of the Russian Federation, following which he held a press conference.
In the evening, in order to attend the 20th Japan-EU Summit Meeting, Prime Minister Kan returned to Paris from Deauville, and left from Charles de Gaulle International Airport for Brussels.