Tag: Taro Kono

  • Pompeo, Japanese FM hold phone talks over N. Korea

    Pompeo, Japanese FM hold phone talks over N. Korea

    Washington : US State Department on Friday said that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his Japanese counterpart discussed the next-step engagement with North Korea over phone. Pompeo and Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono on Thursday reaffirmed their shared commitment to the final, fully verified denuclearization of North Korea, the State Department said in a…

  • Japan will not relocate embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem: Minister

    Japan will not relocate embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem: Minister

    Amman : Japan will not relocate its embassy from Israel’s Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono has said. In talks with his Jordanian counterpart Ayman Safadi, Kono on Tuesday said that Tokyo considers Jerusalem as one of the final status issues that need to be settled through direct negotiations. Kono reiterated Japan’s…