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Press Conference by the Chief Cabinet Secretary

April 3, 2018 (AM)

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Press Conference by the Chief Cabinet Secretary (AM)(Excerpt)

[Provisional Translation]

Opening Statement by Chief Cabinet Secretary Suga
(There were statements on the overview of the Cabinet meeting and on the ministerial discussions following the Cabinet meeting, and others.)
H.E. Dr. Haider Al-Abadi, Prime Minister of the Republic of Iraq, will pay an Official Working Visit to Japan on April 4th and 5th. During Prime Minister Al-Abadi’s visit, Prime Minister Abe is scheduled to hold a summit meeting with him and host a dinner. On April 5th, the Tokyo Conference on Supporting Job Creation and Vocational Training to Facilitate Weapons Reduction for Iraqi Society will be held with Prime Minister Al-Abadi and Prime Minister Abe in attendance. Japan will host this conference and support efforts for weapons collection by Iraq itself. Through this visit to Japan by Prime Minister Al-Abadi, we will further deepen our friendly relations between Japan and Iraq, which are welcoming the 80th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations in 2019.

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