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Tokyo has condemned North Korea's missile fires, and announced plans to boost its defense capabilities. The announcement follows hours after Pyongyang carried out another missile test.
In his first remarks as Prime Minister of Japan, Fumio Kishida has expressed willingness to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jung Un “without preconditions”. He has also accused China of trying to change the status quo with force "in some areas".
Former Japanese foreign minister Fumio Kishida took office as the 100th premier on Monday. Later, the new cabinet was announced with several new members.
Fumio Kishida, former Japanese Foreign Minister who was once handpicked as successor to longest-serving Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, was elected as the head of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP). Kishida is set to succeed current Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga.
Japan lodged a protest with Russia in connection with the alleged violation of Japanese airspace by the Russian aircraft and called on Moscow to prevent ‘repetition of the incidents.’
Japanese health authorities confirmed that a third man has died, one day after receiving a second dose of Moderna COVID vaccine from one of the contaminated lots which have since been recalled.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Japanese counterpart Toshimitsu Motegi had a telephone conversation on Wednesday, March 10, 2021.
A snake cafe in Tokyo is offering its customers the unique experience of enjoying a cup of coffee or a glass of drink in the company of a slithery snake.
Bombarded with Iraqis’ questions about Japan’s rapid growth and development after World War II, Japan’s Ambassador to Iraq Fumio Iwai came up with a witty riposte, reminding them that Quran has shown the path of prosperity and growth.