Defense Minister Kono "Establish effective defenses by breaking away from the old idea" September 12, 17:42
In taking office, Defense Minister Kono taught about 600 senior officials of the Ministry of Defense and the Self-Defense Forces, and said, “I will be at the forefront of all the members and work together to face difficulties with the whole body.”
On the afternoon of December 12, Defense Minister Kono went to the Ministry of Defense in the morning and received a honorary honor from the Self-Defense Forces Gyotai with a top hat as a precedent.
After that, in the auditorium, the Ministry of Defense and the SDF's executives were trained in front of about 600 people. “I want to respond as much as possible to the members' efforts as the defense minister. “I vowed to keep it organized, and I always took the lead of all the members and worked together to face the difficulties with the whole body,” he said.
He said, “We will break away from the traditional idea based on the classification of land, sea, and air, and existing budgets and personnel, and quickly build truly effective defense capabilities.”