Chief Cabinet Secretary Kato announced that Prime Minister Suga will visit Washington from the 23rd to attend a summit meeting of four countries called "Quad" with the United States, Australia and India.

At a press conference after the Cabinet meeting, Chief Cabinet Secretary Kato will attend the first face-to-face summit meeting held on the 24th of this month in a framework called "quad" created in the United States, Australia, and India. , Prime Minister Suga announced that he will visit Washington from the 23rd to the 26th.

On top of that, "Japan would like to frankly discuss common issues facing the region, such as countermeasures against the new coronavirus, and promote a free and open Indo-Pacific through attending this meeting." Said.

In addition, while the reporters asked whether a bilateral meeting between Prime Minister Suga and the leaders of each country would be held, Chief Cabinet Secretary Kato said, "I heard that the summit meeting between Japan and the United States is currently under adjustment." Said.