As Japan seeking permanent membership in the UN Security Council, Germany, Brazil and India held a foreign ministers' meeting and confirmed their intention to work together to achieve concrete results within a time limit.

In the early morning of March 22, Japan time to coincide with the United Nations General Assembly, the G4 of Germany, Brazil and India, which aims to become permanent members of the Security Council, held a foreign ministers' meeting Japan Germany, Brazil, and India, attended by Foreign Minister Kamikawa and others.

In response to Russia's invasion of Ukraine, the two leaders expressed views on the reform of the Security Council, stating that strengthening the functions of the United Nations has become important.

They also shared the view that in order to make the Security Council a more representative body, it is essential to expand the number of permanent and non-permanent members.

On that basis, the two leaders confirmed their policy of working together to strengthen dialogue with all member states in order to achieve concrete results by setting a deadline for realizing UN Security Council reform.

After this, Minister Kamikawa met with UN Secretary-General Guterres and conveyed the need to strengthen the functions of the United Nations, including the reform of the Security Council, and explained the release of treated water from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station.