February 6, 2023
On February 6, Minister Nishimura held a meeting with the delegation of the Pacific Islands Forum (PIF), led by Hon. Mark Brown, Prime Minister of the Cook Islands. Hon. Henry Puna, Secretary General of the PIF Secretariat, also attended the meeting.
Minister Nishimura also reconfirmed that he takes seriously the concerns expressed by the Pacific Island countries and regions, and as promised by former Prime Minister Suga at The 9th Pacific Islands Leaders Meeting (PALM 9), will continue to receive objective confirmation by the IAEA and provide Pacific Island countries and regions with explanations based on scientific evidence in a highly transparent manner and in good faith. They agreed that they will continue to build a stronger cooperative relationship between Japan and Pacific Island countries and regions based on mutual trust.
Minister Nishimura with Hon. Mark Brown, Prime Minister of the Cook Islands
- Hon. Mark Brown, PM of the Cook Islands
and Hon. Henry Puna, SG of the PIF Secretariat
- METI Minister Nishimura
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