Japan Prime Minister orders to ensure safety of navigation after missile launch by N Korea

Tokyo, Oct 19 (UNI/Sputnik) Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, commenting on North Korea's ballistic missile launch, said he ordered to ensure the collection and analysis of data and timely inform the population, guarantee the safety of navigation and air transport, and m

Kishida, Putin reaffirm commitment to continue peace treaty talks – Japan Foreign Minister

Tokyo, Oct 15 (UNI/Sputnik) Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and Russian President Vladimir Putin have reaffirmed during a phone conversation their commitment to continue the peace treaty talks, Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi said on Friday.

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Japanese government resigns, Fumio Kishida to take office as new prime minister - Kyodo

Tokyo, Oct 4 (UNI/Sputnik) The Japanese government has resigned and the parliament will vote on the candidacy of the prime minister on Monday, the Kyodo news agency reports, adding that former foreign minister Fumio Kishida will be elected premier.

At the end of Se

North Korean missile launches threaten security of Japan, region

Tokyo, Sep 28 (UNI/Sputnik) Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi, commenting on North Korea's morning launch of an unidentified projectile, said Pyongyang's actions pose a serious threat to peace and security for the country and the international community as a who

Japanese, US, South Korean diplomats agree for cooperation on North Korea: Reports

Tokyo, Sep 14 (UNI/Sputnik) High-ranking diplomats of Japan, the United States and South Korea agreed, during a trilateral meeting in Tokyo, to continue interaction on denuclearization of North Korea by combining dialogue with Pyongyang and sanctions pressure, the Kyodo news agen

Japanese PM confident of successful Tokyo 2020

Tokyo, Jul 20 (UNI/Xinhua) Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has expressed his confidence in successfully delivering the Tokyo Olympic Games despite the specter of COVID-19.
"Because of the COVID-19 pandemic since last year, the (pandemic) situation is making pro

Japan imposes state of emergency in Tokyo from July 12

Tokyo , Jul 8 (UNI/Sputnik) Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said on Thursday that the coronavirus-related state of emergency will be in place in Tokyo from July 12 to August 22.

The decision was made less than two weeks before the start of the Tokyo Olympics

At least 2 dead, 20 still missing after powerful landslide in Japan’s Atami

Tokyo, Jul 4 (UNI/Sputnik) At least two people died and 20 others remain missing after heavy rains led to a landslide in the Japanese seaside city of Atami, located in Shizuoka Prefecture, the NHK broadcaster reported on Sunday.

Earlier, Japanese media reported tha

About 20 people missing after large landslide in Japan – Reports

Tokyo, Jul 3 (UNI/Sputnik) About 20 people are missing after a strong landslide in the Japanese city of Atami, in the central prefecture of Shizuoka, Japanese media reported on Saturday.

The landslide, which was caused by heavy rains along the Pacific coast of Japa

Japanese parliament passes law on referendum to revise constitution: Reports

Tokyo, Jun 11 (UNI) Japan's upper house of parliament has passed a bill on a nationwide referendum to amend the constitution, the Kyodo news agency reported on Friday. 
The law was submitted to the parliament in 2018, but was met with backlash from the opposition.