Finance Minister Janet Yellen met with US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen for the first time online on the morning of the 30th, and as the infection of the new mutant virus "Omicron strain" spreads to each country, the two countries will work closely together to spread vaccines in developing countries. I confirmed that I would go.

Finance Minister Suzuki had an online meeting with US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen for about 30 minutes for the first time since taking office around 8 am on the 30th of Japan time.



During the meeting, Minister of Finance Suzuki reported on the economic and fiscal policies of the Kishida administration and the details of the economic measures decided on November 19, and IDA, which will be held in Tokyo in December to support low-income countries. = We exchanged opinions for the meeting of the International Development Association.



In addition, at the meeting, while infection of the new mutant virus "Omicron strain" spreads in each country, based on the agreement at the G20 summit = summit meeting of 20 major countries held in October, vaccines including developing countries It is confirmed that the two countries will work closely together due to early dissemination.

After the meeting, Finance Minister Suzuki told reporters, "Collaboration between Japan and the United States is important to strengthen preparedness for infectious diseases, and we would like to work closely with Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen."

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