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Minister Kajiyama Holds Meeting with Dr. Fatih Birol, Executive Director of International Energy Agency (IEA), via Video Conference

March 31, 2021

On March 30 (Tue.), Mr. Kajiyama Hiroshi, Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, held a video conference with Dr. Fatih Birol, Executive Director of the International Energy Agency (IEA).

In the meeting, Minister Kajiyama and Dr. Birol exchanged opinions on carbon neutrality, including how it will be necessary to mobilize hydrogen, CCUS (carbon capture, utilization and storage)/Carbon Recycling, nuclear power, ammonia and all other technologies and methods in order to achieve it. They also discussed how it will be important that all nations of the world, including not only developed but also emerging economies, promote realistic transitions that take advantage of a wide range of options, in accordance with their respective circumstances.

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International Affairs Division, Commissioner's Secretariat, Agency for Natural Resources and Energy 

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