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Kishida wants to discuss the situation in the Indo-Pacific region at the NATO summit.

Kishida wants to discuss the situation in the Indo-Pacific region at the NATO summit.

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida intends to discuss the situation in the Indo-Pacific region and cooperation with the alliance at the NATO summit on July 10 and 11, Secretary General of the Japanese Government Yoshimasa Hayashi said at a press conference in Tokyo.

“Prime Minister Kishida’s participation in the NATO summit is the third in a row since 2022. He will reaffirm, along with other leaders, the inseparability of security in the Atlantic Ocean from the security of the Indo-Pacific region, and will also discuss the situation in the Indo-Pacific region and intends to strengthen Japan’s cooperation and NATO,” Hayashi said.

Also from July 12 to 14, Kishida will visit Germany. This is the first visit in 7 years since 2017.

Cooperation between the two countries is becoming even more important than before. Exchanges between the two countries, including in the field of security, are becoming more active, it is necessary to further strengthen cooperation,” Hayashi said.