Prime Minister Abe visits Thailand Focused on the conclusion of the RCEP year-end conclusion Focus 1 November 5:02
ASEAN = Prime Minister Abe is planning to visit Thailand from the 3rd to attend summit meetings related to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. The focus is whether or not the gap can be filled.
Prime Minister Abe will visit Thailand from the 3rd and will attend ASEAN = Summits related to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations.
Among them, 16 countries including Japan, China, and India will participate in the RCEP = East Asia Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Summit, based on the results of the ministerial meeting held on the 1st. The focus is on filling in the gaps towards the conclusion of the target year.
Prime Minister Abe wants to play a leading role in the conclusion of negotiations, including reductions in tariffs, including economic rules such as intellectual property and electronic commerce.
In addition, in the series of summits, including the EAS = East Asia Summit, in addition to conveying Japan's position to boost the US-North Korea process toward the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, with regard to the situation of the South China Sea, I am concerned about unilateral changes in the current situation, and I would like to include a message in the outcome document that encourages North Korea and China to respond positively.
In line with the meeting, Prime Minister Abe is coordinating individual meetings with Chinese Prime Minister Lee Keqiang and Indian Prime Minister Modi. Meanwhile, the summit meeting with South Korean President Moon Jae-in It is also noted whether there are scenes where words are exchanged that are not scheduled.