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Visit to Italy and the Vatican

May 4, 2022

Photograph of a joint press announcement (1)

Photograph of a joint press announcement (1)

  • Photograph of a joint press announcement (1)
  • Photograph of the Prime Minister arriving in Italy
  • Photograph of the Prime Minister having an audience with Pope Francisco (photo courtesy of VaticanMedia) (1)
  • Photograph of the Prime Minister having an audience with Pope Francisco (photo courtesy of VaticanMedia) (2)
  • Photograph of the Prime Minister having an audience with Pope Francisco (photo courtesy of VaticanMedia) (3)
  • Photograph of the Prime Minister having an audience with Pope Francisco (photo courtesy of VaticanMedia) (4)
  • Photograph of the Prime Minister having an audience with Pope Francisco (photo courtesy of VaticanMedia) (5)
  • Photograph of the Prime Minister having an audience with Pope Francisco (photo courtesy of VaticanMedia) (6)
  • Photograph of the Japan-Vatican Summit Meeting (photo courtesy of VaticanMedia) (1)
  • Photograph of the Japan-Vatican Summit Meeting (photo courtesy of VaticanMedia) (2)
  • Photograph of the Japan-Vatican Summit Meeting (photo courtesy of VaticanMedia) (3)
  • Photograph of the Japan-Vatican Summit Meeting (photo courtesy of VaticanMedia) (4)
  • Photograph of the Prime Minister being welcomed by Prime Minister Draghi (1)
  • Photograph of the Prime Minister being welcomed by Prime Minister Draghi (2)
  • Photograph of the Prime Minister being welcomed by Prime Minister Draghi (3)
  • Photograph of a welcome ceremony (1)
  • Photograph of a welcome ceremony (2)
  • Photograph of a welcome ceremony (3)
  • Photograph of a welcome ceremony (4)
  • Photograph of the Japan-Italy Summit Meeting (1)
  • Photograph of the Japan-Italy Summit Meeting (2)
  • Photograph of the Japan-Italy Summit Meeting (3)
  • Photograph of the Japan-Italy Summit Meeting (4)
  • Photograph of the Japan-Italy Summit Meeting (5)
  • Photograph of a joint press announcement (2)
  • Photograph of a joint press announcement (3)
  • Photograph of a joint press announcement (4)
  • Photograph of a joint press announcement (5)
  • Photograph of a joint press announcement (6)
  • Photograph of a joint press announcement (7)

Photograph of the Prime Minister arriving in Italy

Photograph of the Prime Minister arriving in Italy

Photograph of the Prime Minister having an audience with Pope Francisco (photo courtesy of VaticanMedia) (1)

Photograph of the Prime Minister having an audience with Pope Francisco (photo courtesy of VaticanMedia) (1)

Photograph of the Prime Minister having an audience with Pope Francisco (photo courtesy of VaticanMedia) (2)

Photograph of the Prime Minister having an audience with Pope Francisco (photo courtesy of VaticanMedia) (2)

Photograph of the Prime Minister having an audience with Pope Francisco (photo courtesy of VaticanMedia) (3)

Photograph of the Prime Minister having an audience with Pope Francisco (photo courtesy of VaticanMedia) (3)

Photograph of the Prime Minister having an audience with Pope Francisco (photo courtesy of VaticanMedia) (4)

Photograph of the Prime Minister having an audience with Pope Francisco (photo courtesy of VaticanMedia) (4)

Photograph of the Prime Minister having an audience with Pope Francisco (photo courtesy of VaticanMedia) (5)

Photograph of the Prime Minister having an audience with Pope Francisco (photo courtesy of VaticanMedia) (5)

Photograph of the Prime Minister having an audience with Pope Francisco (photo courtesy of VaticanMedia) (6)

Photograph of the Prime Minister having an audience with Pope Francisco (photo courtesy of VaticanMedia) (6)

Photograph of the Japan-Vatican Summit Meeting (photo courtesy of VaticanMedia) (1)

Photograph of the Japan-Vatican Summit Meeting (photo courtesy of VaticanMedia) (1)

Photograph of the Japan-Vatican Summit Meeting (photo courtesy of VaticanMedia) (2)

Photograph of the Japan-Vatican Summit Meeting (photo courtesy of VaticanMedia) (2)

Photograph of the Japan-Vatican Summit Meeting (photo courtesy of VaticanMedia) (3)

Photograph of the Japan-Vatican Summit Meeting (photo courtesy of VaticanMedia) (3)

Photograph of the Japan-Vatican Summit Meeting (photo courtesy of VaticanMedia) (4)

Photograph of the Japan-Vatican Summit Meeting (photo courtesy of VaticanMedia) (4)

Photograph of the Prime Minister being welcomed by Prime Minister Draghi (1)

Photograph of the Prime Minister being welcomed by Prime Minister Draghi (1)

Photograph of the Prime Minister being welcomed by Prime Minister Draghi (2)

Photograph of the Prime Minister being welcomed by Prime Minister Draghi (2)

Photograph of the Prime Minister being welcomed by Prime Minister Draghi (3)

Photograph of the Prime Minister being welcomed by Prime Minister Draghi (3)

Photograph of a welcome ceremony (1)

Photograph of a welcome ceremony (1)

Photograph of a welcome ceremony (2)

Photograph of a welcome ceremony (2)

Photograph of a welcome ceremony (3)

Photograph of a welcome ceremony (3)

Photograph of a welcome ceremony (4)

Photograph of a welcome ceremony (4)

Photograph of the Japan-Italy Summit Meeting (1)

Photograph of the Japan-Italy Summit Meeting (1)

Photograph of the Japan-Italy Summit Meeting (2)

Photograph of the Japan-Italy Summit Meeting (2)

Photograph of the Japan-Italy Summit Meeting (3)

Photograph of the Japan-Italy Summit Meeting (3)

Photograph of the Japan-Italy Summit Meeting (4)

Photograph of the Japan-Italy Summit Meeting (4)

Photograph of the Japan-Italy Summit Meeting (5)

Photograph of the Japan-Italy Summit Meeting (5)

Photograph of a joint press announcement (2)

Photograph of a joint press announcement (2)

Photograph of a joint press announcement (3)

Photograph of a joint press announcement (3)

Photograph of a joint press announcement (4)

Photograph of a joint press announcement (4)

Photograph of a joint press announcement (5)

Photograph of a joint press announcement (5)

Photograph of a joint press announcement (6)

Photograph of a joint press announcement (6)

Photograph of a joint press announcement (7)

Photograph of a joint press announcement (7)

[Provisional translation]

On May 3 and 4, 2022 (local time), Prime Minister Kishida visited the Italian Republic and the Vatican City State.

On May 4 (local time), Prime Minister Kishida had an audience with His Holiness Pope Francisco in the Vatican City State, followed by a summit meeting with H. Em. Card. Pietro Parolin, Secretary of State of the Vatican.

In the afternoon, after attending a welcome ceremony in Rome in the Italian Republic, Prime Minister Kishida held a summit meeting with H.E. Mr. Mario Draghi, President of the Council of Ministers of the Italian Republic. The two leaders then held a joint press announcement.

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