Japan, Germany, Brazil, and India, which are aiming to become permanent members of the UN Security Council, will hold a Foreign Ministers' Meeting to achieve early concrete results while cooperating with relevant countries toward the realization of Security Council reform. We agreed on what we were aiming for.
In conjunction with the United Nations General Assembly in New York on the morning of the 23rd, Japan time, Japan, Germany, Brazil, and India, four countries aiming to become permanent members of the United Nations Security Council, will hold a foreign ministers' meeting. attended.
At the meeting, they shared the recognition that the foundations of the international order have been shaken by Russia's aggression against Ukraine, and exchanged views toward the realization of Security Council reform.
In this context, Minister Hayashi pointed out that in advancing the reform of the Security Council, it is necessary to increase momentum while working to strengthen the functions of the United Nations as a whole, including the General Assembly and the Secretary-General.
The four foreign ministers also agreed to aim for concrete results at an early stage while cooperating with relevant countries such as those in Africa and the United States.
After the meeting, Minister Hayashi told reporters, "It is true that the Security Council reform has not made much progress so far due to the differences in the positions of each country, but we will achieve rapid progress while maintaining good communication with the countries concerned. I want to do my best," he said.