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Speeches and Statements by Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi


2002


* Comment by Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi on the election of the President to-be of the Republic of Korea(December 19, 2002)
* Prime Minister Meets with President of Philippines(December 4, 2002)

* Joint Statement on the Japan-Philippines Economic Partnership
* Support Package for Peace and Stability in Mindanao
* Statement by Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi on the Guidelines for Formulation of the FY2003 Budget (Cabinet Decision) Responding to the Proposals of the Council on Economic and Fiscal Policy (CEFP)(November 29, 2002)
* Statement by Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi [Regarding Economic and Fiscal Management for the Time Being] (November 22, 2002)
* Statement by Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi [On the demise of His Imperial Highness Prince Takamado] (November 21, 2002)
* ASEAN+3 Summit Meeting (November 4-5, 2002)
* Joint Declaration of The Leaders of Japan And ASEAN on The Comprehensive Economic Partnership
* Opening Statement by Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi at the Press Conference on the ASEAN+3 Summit Meeting
* Statement by Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi (Regarding Comprehensive Measures to Accelerate Reform) (October 30, 2002)
* 10th APEC Economic Leaders Meeting (October 26-27, 2002)
* Joint US-JAPAN-ROK Trilateral Statement (October 26, 2002)
* APEC Leaders' Statement on Fighting Terrorism and Promoting Growth (October 26, 2002)
* APEC Leaders' Statement on Recent Acts of Terrorism in APEC Member Economies (October 26, 2002)
* APEC Leaders' Statement on North Korea (October 27, 2002)
* Leaders' Statement to APEC Transparency (October 27, 2002)
* Statement to Implement APEC Policies on Trade and Thr Degital Economy Standerds (October 27, 2002)
* APEC Economic Leaders' Declaration (October 27, 2002)
* Opening Statement by Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi at the Press Conference on 10th APEC Economic Leaders Meeting (October 27, 2002)
* Joint Announcement of The Prime Minister of Japan and The President of the United Mexican States on The Initiation of Negotiations for Concluding a Bilateral Agreement to Strengthen Their Economic Partnership (October 27, 2002)

* Message from Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi to President Vladimir Putin of the Russian Federation Concerning the Occupation of a Theater in Moscow (October 26, 2002)
* Message from Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi to President Vladimir Putin of the Russian Federation Concerning the Occupation of a Theater in Moscow (October 24, 2002)
* General Policy Speech by Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi to the 155th Session of the Diet (October 18, 2002)
* Statement by Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi (Return of the five Japanese nationals abducted by North Korea to Japan) (October 15, 2002)
* Message from Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi to President Megawati Soekarnoputri of Indonesia concerning the bombings in the Republic of Indonesia (October 14, 2002)
* Message from Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi to Premier Zhu Rongji (September 29, 2002)
* The Cabinet Reshuffle (September 30, 2002)
* Opening Statement by Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi at the Press Conference following the Cabinet Reshuffle
* Statement by Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi on the Occasion of the Cabinet Reshuffle
* Instructions by Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi at the First Meeting of the Reshuffled Cabinet (Summary)
* Fourth Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM 4) (September 22-24, 2002)
* Chairman's Statement
* The ASEM Copenhagen Declaration on Cooperation against International Terrorism
* The ASEM Copenhagen Cooperation Programme on Fighting International Terrorism
* ASEM Copenhagen Political Declaration for Peace on the Korean Peninsula
* ASEM Activities and Initiatives since ASEM 3
* ASEM Calendar 2002-2004
* Opening Statement by Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi at the Press Conference on the 4th Asia-Europe Meeting iASEM4j
* Opening Statement by Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi at the Press Conference on the Outcome of his Visit to North Korea (September 17, 2002)
* Japan-DPRK Pyongyang Declaration (September 17, 2002)
* Opening Statement by Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi at the Press Conference in New York (September 13, 2002)
* Statement by Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi at the 57th Session of General Assembly of the United Nations (September 13, 2002)
* Speech by Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi at the Council on Foreign Relations "Japan-U.S. Alliance in the 21st Century: Three Challenges" (September 10, 2002)
* Comment by Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi on the Successful Launch of the Third H-IIA Rocket (September 11, 2002)
* Opening Statement by Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi at the Press Conference on the World Summit on Sustainable Development(September 3, 2002)
* Speech by Prime Minister of Japan, Junichiro Koizumi at the World Summit on Sustainable Development(September 2, 2002)
* Observation by Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi After the Intensive Discussion on the Reform of Systems and Policies (August 30, 2002)
* Address by Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi at the 57th Memorial Ceremony for the War Dead (August 15, 2002)
* Address by Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi at the Nagasaki Memorial Service for the 57th Nagasaki Peace Ceremony (August 9, 2002)
* Address by Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi at the Hiroshima Memorial Service for the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Ceremony(August 6, 2002)
* Koizumi Initiative(Concrete Actions of Japanese Government to be taken for Sustainable Development - Towards Global Sharing) [Full Document / Summary](August 21, 2002)
* Opening Statement by Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi at the Press Conference on the Occasion of the Closing of the 154th Session of the Diet (August 1, 2002)
* Joint Statement on Friendship, Strategic Partnership and Cooperation between Japan and the Republic of Uzbekistan (July 29, 2002)
* Joint Statement of Japan and the Republic of Uzbekistan on development of economic cooperation and assistance to economic reforms in Uzbekistan (July 29, 2002)
* Intensive Discussion on the Reform of Systems and Policies - Prime Minister's Instruction (July 19, 2002)
* Message of Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi on the occasion of the foundation of the African Union (AU) (July 9, 2002)
*11th Japan-EU Summit (June 8, 2002)
- Opening Statements at The Joint Press Conference by Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi of Japan, Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen of The Kingdom of Denmark, Eu Presidency, and President Romano Prodi of The European Commission
-Joint Press Statement
* Joint Message Toward the Future by Prime Minister Koizumi and President Kim Dae-jung (July 1, 2002)
*Kananaskis Summit (June 25-27, 2002)
* G8 Counter-Terrorism Cooperation since September 11(June 26, 2002)
* Cooperative G8 Action on Transport Security(June 26, 2002)
* Russia's role in the G8(June 26, 2002)
* A New Focus on Education for All(June 26, 2002)
* G8 Africa Action Plan(June 27, 2002)
* Statement by G8 Leaders(June 27, 2002)
* The Kananaskis Summit Chair's Summary(June 27, 2002)
*Opening Statement by Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi at the Press Conference on the Kananaskis Summit(June 27, 2002)
* Prime Minister Koizumi's Remarks on the Cabinet Decision on the "Basic Policies for Economic and Fiscal Policy Management and Structural Reform 2002" in response to the report by the Council on Economic and Fiscal Policy (CEFP)(June 25, 2002)
* Prime Minister's Directions to the Members of the Council on Economic and Fiscal Policy at its Sixteenth Meeting (June 7, 2002)
* Statement by Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi on the Acceptance of the Kyoto Protocol by Japan (June 4, 2002)
* Opening Statement by Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi and Prime Minister Helen Clark of New Zealand at the joint Press Conference (May 2, 2002)
* Opening Statement by Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi and Prime Minister John Howard of Australia at the joint Press Conference (May 1, 2002)
* Joint Press Statement by Prime Minister John Howard and Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi (May 1, 2002)
* Opening Statement by Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi at the Press Conference on the Occasion of First Anniversary since Appointment as the Prime Minister (April 26, 2002)
* Observation by Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi on the Visit to Yasukuni Shrine (April 21, 2002)
* Statement by Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi on Preparedness to Respond to National Emergencies (April 16, 2002)
* "Asia in a New Century- Challenge and Opportunity" Speech by Prime Minister of Japan, Junichiro Koizumi at the Boao Forum for Asia (April 12, 2002) [Full Document] [Summary]
* Opening Statement by Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi at the Press Conference on the Passage of the FY2002 Budget (March 27, 2002)
* Opening Statements by Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi and President Kim Dae Jung of the Republic of Korea at the Joint Press Conference (March 22, 2002)
* Opening Statements by Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi and President Pervez Musharraf of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan at the Joint Press Conference (March 14, 2002)
* Japan-Greece Joint Action Plan (March 4, 2002)
* Opening Statements by Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi and the U.S. President George W. Bush at the Joint Press Conference (February 18, 2002)
* Joint Statement on Friendship, Co-operation and Partnership between Japan and Romania (February 14, 2002)
* Policy Speech by Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi to the 154th Session of the Diet (February 4, 2002)
* Opening Statement by Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi at the Press Conference (January 30, 2002)
* Statement by Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi Concerning the Cabinet Decision on the Structural Reform and the Med-term Economic and Fiscal Outlook in response to the report by the Council on Economic and Fiscal Policy (CEFP) (January 25, 2002)
* Opening Statement by Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi at the Press Conference Following His Visit to Member Countries of ASEAN (January 14, 2002)
* Opening Statement by Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi At the International Conference on Reconstruction Assistance to Afghanistan (January 21, 2002)
* Speech by Prime Minister of Japan Junichiro Koizumi "Japan and ASEAN in East Asia" - A Sincere and Open Partnership - (January 14, 2002)
* Statement by Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi following the Summit Meeting with Prime Minister Goh Chok Tong of the Republic of Singapore (January 13, 2002)
* Statement by Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi following the Summit Meeting with President Megawati Soekarnoputri of the Republic of Indonesia (January 12, 2002)
* Statement by Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi following the Summit Meeting with President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo of the Republic of the Philippines (January 9, 2002)
* Opening Statement by Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi at the Press Conference (January 4, 2002)
* New Year's Reflections by Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi (January 1, 2002)
* Message from Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi to the People of Japan and the Republic of Korea (January 1, 2002)