Prime Minister Kishida, who was visiting the United Kingdom to attend the UN conference on climate change countermeasures and the summit of COP26, returned to Japan on the early morning of the 3rd of Japan time.

There are many challenges to achieve the greenhouse gas reduction target explained at the meeting, and effective efforts will be required in the future.

Prime Minister Kishida visited Glasgow in the north of England from the 2nd to the 3rd of Japan time to attend the UN conference on climate change and the summit of COP26 as the first foreign visit after taking office.



At the meeting, Prime Minister Kishida said that he would aim to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in 2030 by 46% from 2013 in order to achieve "carbon neutrality" in 2050, and will take on the challenge of further 50%. I explained my goals.



In addition to supporting the conversion of developing countries to renewable energy, mainly in Asia, he announced that he was ready to provide additional support of up to $ 10 billion to developing countries, aiming for the realization of a carbon-free society. He showed his determination to lead the world.



In addition, Prime Minister Kishida had a short talk with US President Biden at the summit meeting, and also had individual talks with British Prime Minister Johnson, Australian Prime Minister Morrison, and UN Secretary-General Guteres on the 3rd of Japan time. Before dawn, I was on my way home.



Regarding the greenhouse gas reduction target for 2030 explained by Prime Minister Kishida, there are many issues such as how to switch to renewable energy, and it is pointed out that it is not easy to achieve, so effective efforts are required in the future. Will be.

"I was able to show the presence of Japan."

After giving a speech at the United Nations Conference on Climate Change Countermeasures in the United Kingdom and the summit of COP26, Prime Minister Kishida announced to the press that Japan's strong determination to realize a carbon-free society was highly evaluated by each country. He emphasized that he was able to show the presence of Japan.



Prime Minister Kishida, who visited Glasgow in the north of England for the first time since taking office, attended the UN conference on climate change countermeasures, the summit of COP26, and gave a speech.



After this, Prime Minister Kishida told reporters, "Japan's strong determination to'carbon neutral in 2050'and Japan's new initiative toward decarbonization in Asia and the world have been announced to the world." Said.



He emphasized, "We were able to show Japan's presence firmly by receiving high praise from each country, including President Biden of the United States, Prime Minister Johnson of the United Kingdom, and Secretary-General António Guterres of the United Nations."



In addition to meeting with the leaders of the United Kingdom, Vietnam, and Australia, he said that he had the opportunity to meet with the leaders of India, Sri Lanka, and Mongolia. rice field.



After that, he talked about a short talk with US President Joe Biden, saying, "We confirmed close cooperation toward strengthening the alliance and realizing a'free and open Indo-Pacific'. We will meet again as soon as possible and talk more carefully. We agreed to set up a meeting place where we could meet. It will be as soon as possible, including this year. "



On the other hand, Prime Minister Kishida said, "I would like to coordinate with the ruling party as soon as possible after returning to Japan," when the reporters asked about the ideal way of cash benefits related to new economic measures.

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