Regarding Japan-Korea relations, Prime Minister Kishida will meet with former Finance Minister Fukushiro Nukaga of the Liberal Democratic Party, who is the chairman of the Japan-Korea Parliamentary Union. He expressed his hope that it would lead to improvement.

Prime Minister Kishida met with former Minister of Finance Fukushiro Nukaga of the Liberal Democratic Party, who is the chairman of the Japan-Korea Parliamentary Union, at the Prime Minister's Office on the morning of the 21st.

In this, Mr. Kaga reported that on the 25th next week, a delegation consisting of parliamentarians and diplomatic experts dispatched by South Korean President-elect Yoon Seok-you will meet with the executives of the parliamentary federation. He also expressed his desire to exchange opinions on improving Japan-Korea relations.



In response, Prime Minister Kishida said, "Given the international situation in North Korea and Ukraine, Japan-South Korea relations and cooperation between the three countries of Japan, the United States and South Korea are extremely important. I want you to make an effort. "



In addition, Mr. Kishida expressed his intention to create an environment in which the Korean delegation paid a courtesy visit to Prime Minister Kishida, while Prime Minister Kishida only stated, "I would like to hear from you again."



Mr. Kaga told reporters, "The Parliamentary Union is trying to improve relations by leaving a pipe in any situation, so I would like to exchange opinions frankly as a member of parliamentary diplomacy this time as well."

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