Prime Minister Suga arrived in the United States to attend a summit meeting by four countries called the Quad, Japan, the United States, Australia, and India.

We would like to confirm the importance of cooperation among the four countries that share basic values ​​toward the realization of a "free and open Indo-Pacific".

Prime Minister Suga arrived at an air force base on the outskirts of Washington, DC, on a government aircraft after 4:30 am on the 24th of Japan time.



Then, we will meet with Indian Prime Minister Modi, and on the 25th of Japan time, we will attend the first meeting of four countries, Quad-Japan, the United States, Australia, and India.

At the meeting, Prime Minister Suga will share basic values ​​such as freedom, democracy, and the rule of law toward the realization of a "free and open Indo-Pacific" with China intensifying its supremacy. I would like to confirm the importance of cooperation.



On top of that, they agreed to further cooperate on measures against the new coronavirus, including fair distribution of vaccines to developing countries, important technologies such as high-speed, large-capacity 5G and advanced biotechnology, and climate change measures. I want to do it.

During his stay, Prime Minister Suga is coordinating to hold individual talks with President Biden of the United States and Prime Minister Morrison of Australia.

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