Japan-UK Prime Ministers' Informal Talks (Summary)

June 14, 2024

[Provisional translation]

On June 14, commencing at 12:05 p.m. (local time; 19:05 p.m. on June 14 JST) for approximately 10 minutes, Mr. KISHIDA Fumio, Prime Minister of Japan, who was visiting Puglia, Italy to attend the G7 Summit, held informal talks with the Rt Hon Rishi Sunak, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. The overview is as

The two leaders welcomed the rapid progress of concrete cooperation between Japan and the UK in a wide range of fields, including security, economy and AI, based on the “Japan-UK Hiroshima Accord”, which was announced by the two leaders on the occasion of G7 Hiroshima Summit last year. The two leaders affirmed their close collaboration so that the forthcoming State Visit of Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress of Japan to the UK will be an opportunity for further deepening of the friendship and goodwill between the two countries.

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