In response to Prime Minister Kishida's visit to Ukraine, the LDP and the Constitutional Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ) met with the Chairman of the Diet Task Force and agreed to report Prime Minister Kishida's return to Japan at a plenary session of the House of Representatives as soon as possible.
Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) Diet Committee Chairman Takagi and Constitutional Democratic Party (DPJ) Diet Committee Chairman Azumi held a meeting in the Diet on the morning of March 22.
In response, Mr. Takagi asked for understanding of Prime Minister Kishida's electrifying visit to Ukraine without making a preliminary report to the Diet, as is customary, as there were special circumstances such as ensuring safety, and Mr. Azumi conveyed his intention to accept.
After receiving a report from Prime Minister Kishida on the contents of the summit meeting with President Zelensky, the two leaders shared the recognition that it was necessary to ask questions from the ruling and opposition parties, and agreed to report on their return to Japan at the plenary session of the House of Representatives as soon as possible.
Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) Chairman Takagi: "'Prior Understanding' Special circumstances are necessary in principle this time"
Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) Diet Committee Chairman Takagi told reporters, "I appreciate this visit to Ukraine as very good. This time, there were special circumstances and there was no prior understanding, but this will not become the norm, and I believe that the opposition parties have understood."
Rikmin Azumi Guo v. Chairman "Privately understood, no objection"
Azumi, chairman of the Constitutional Democratic Party's Diet Task Force, told reporters, "I have not filed any objections because I privately understood that we would go without the customary approval of the Diet.