Summit-Level Teleconference on the Situation in Ukraine (Summary)
On October 3, commencing around 10:30 p.m. for approximately 25 minutes, Mr. KISHIDA Fumio, Prime Minister of Japan, attended a Summit-Level Teleconference on the situation in Ukraine with the leaders and others of the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy, Canada, Poland, Romania and the European Union, as well as the Secretary-General of the NATO, at the request of The Honorable Joseph R. Biden, Jr., President of the United States of America. The summary of the teleconference is as follows.
- The leaders who attended the teleconference exchanged views on the situation regarding Russia’s aggression against Ukraine and shared the recognition that now is the time for the G7 and like-minded countries to unite together in close contact with Ukraine to provide continued support in order to achieve a just and lasting peace in Ukraine at the earliest possible date.
- Prime Minister Kishida referred to (1) the actions taken under Japan’s own initiative regarding support for Ukraine and its reconstruction, including the Japan-Ukraine Conference for promotion of Economic Reconstruction scheduled for the beginning of next year and (2) the importance for like-minded countries to unite together to support the efforts on Peace Formula by President Zelenskyy on the basis of the discussions among the leaders at the G7 Hiroshima Summit.
- Japan will continue to strengthen cooperation with the international community through implementing severe sanctions against Russia and providing strong support to Ukraine.