Talks with US Marine Corps Top Minister of Defense Strengthen cooperation through joint training with the Self-Defense Forces November 18, 21:08
Minister of Defense Kishi met with US Marine Corps top commander Nobuo Kishi, who is visiting Japan, and confirmed that he would strengthen cooperation between the two countries through joint training between the Self-Defense Forces and the US Marine Corps.
At the meeting, Defense Minister Kishi said, "While the security environment in the Indo-Pacific region is becoming more severe, the role that the Japan-US alliance must play for regional peace and stability is also greater than ever. I pointed out.
In response, Commander Berger responded, "We must deal with anything that threatens the free and open Indo-Pacific while showing the strength of the Japan-US alliance." ..
After that, they exchanged opinions on China, which is strengthening its marine expansion in the East China Sea and South China Sea, and confirmed that they will strengthen cooperation between the two countries through joint training between the Self-Defense Forces and the United States Marine Corps.
Furthermore, it was confirmed that the relocation of the U.S. military Futenma base in Okinawa Prefecture to Henoko, Nago City would be the only solution to eliminate the danger of the base, and that the relocation work would be steadily proceeded with the cooperation of the local community. Did.