In connection with Osaka Prefecture's request for the government to issue a state of emergency as a countermeasure against the new coronavirus, the secretary-generals of the Liberal Democratic Party and the Komeito Party will meet, and if requested, it will be appropriate in cooperation with the local government. We agreed to ask the government to respond to.

The talks held in the Diet were attended by Secretary-General Nikai of the Liberal Democratic Party, Secretary-General Ishii of the Komeito Party, and the chairpersons of the Diet measures of both parties, and Governor Yoshimura of Osaka Prefecture received a rapid spread of infection on the 19th. We exchanged opinions about the idea of ​​requesting the government to issue an emergency declaration.

Then, when requested, they agreed to ask the government to respond appropriately in cooperation with the local government.

The Liberal Democratic Party's chairman of the Diet, Moriyama, told reporters, "I haven't heard if there was an offer to declare a state of emergency, but first of all, I would like to ask the reporters to take appropriate measures to prevent spread. It's important. "

At the meeting, there were a series of opinions evaluating the results of the Japan-US summit meeting held last week, and it was confirmed that the ruling party will strengthen relations with the United States and support Prime Minister Suga's summit diplomacy.