Remarks, Press Releases, and Fact Sheets Pertaining to Japan


2017
01/05/17 Joint Press Availability with Japanese Vice Foreign Minister Shinsuke Sugiyama and Republic of Korea First Vice Foreign Minister Lim Sung-nam;  Deputy Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken; Washington, DC
01/05/17 Key Outcomes of the U.S.-Japan-R.O.K. Trilateral Vice Foreign Ministerial Meetings; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/03/17 Deputy Secretary of State Blinken To Host Trilateral Meeting With Japanese, South Korean Counterparts; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

2016
12/19/16 U.S.-ROK-Japan Experts Meeting on Cybersecurity of Critical Infrastructure; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/16/16 Assistant Secretary Russel's Travel to Japan and Singapore; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/13/16 U.S.-Japan Extended Deterrence Dialogue; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/17/16 Secretary Kerry's Meeting With Foreign Minister Kishida; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/27/16 Remarks at a United States-Japan-Republic of Korea Trilateral Press Conference;  Deputy Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken; Tokyo, Japan
10/21/16 Assistant Secretary Frank A. Rose to travel to Tokyo, Seoul, Abu Dhabi, Tel Aviv, and Jerusalem; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/21/16 Deputy Secretary of State Blinken Travel to Japan and the Republic of Korea; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/08/16 Ambassador King Travel to Seoul and Tokyo; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/27/16 Joint Statement on U.S.-Japan-Republic of Korea Women's Empowerment Trilateral Forum; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/27/16 Trilateral Cooperation Between the United States, Japan, and the Republic of Korea;  Assistant Secretary Daniel R. Russel, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Statement Before the House Foreign Affairs Committee Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific; Washington, DC
09/26/16 State Department to Host Inaugural U.S.-Japan-Republic of Korea Women's Empowerment Trilateral Forum; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/19/16 Invest Japan Symposium;  Special Representative for Commercial and Business Affairs Ziad Haider, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs; New York City
09/18/16 Joint Statement Following the U.S.-Japan-ROK Trilateral Ministerial Meeting in New York; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/18/16 Remarks with Republic of Korea Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se and Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Marriott New York East Side; New York City, NY
09/14/16 Secretary Kerry to Attend Trilateral Meeting with Japanese, South Korean Counterparts on the Margins of UNGA; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/07/16 Ambassador Kim Travel to Tokyo and Seoul; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
07/27/16 The 4th U.S.-Japan Bilateral Cyber Dialogue; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
07/25/16 Joint Statement of the Japan-United States-Australia Trilateral Strategic Dialogue; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
07/14/16 Remarks With South Korean First Vice Foreign Minister Lim Sung-Nam And Japanese Vice Foreign Minister Shinsuke Sugiyama;  Deputy Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken; Honolulu, Hawaii
06/27/16 Special Advisor for Children's Issues Travels to Japan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
06/24/16 Assistant Secretary Frank A. Rose to Travel to Japan, the Republic of Korea, and China; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
06/17/16 Assistant Secretary Biswal Travel to Japan and Australia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
06/17/16 Assistant Secretary of State Daniel Russel Travel to Japan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
06/13/16 U.S. Hosts Japan and Republic of Korea for Trilateral Dialogue; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
05/18/16 Preview of President Obama's Travel to Vietnam and Japan;  Assistant Secretary Daniel R. Russel, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Washington, DC
05/12/16 U.S.-Japan Nonproliferation Dialogue; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
05/04/16 Japan's Children's Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
04/19/16 U.S.-R.O.K.-Japan Trilateral Meeting Press Conference;  Deputy Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken; Seoul, South Korea
04/18/16 Press Roundtable in Tokyo;  Deputy Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken; Tokyo, Japan
04/13/16 Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken Travel to Japan, the Republic of Korea, Vietnam, and Indonesia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
04/11/16 Background Briefing on Secretary Kerry's Visit to Japan; Hiroshima, Japan
04/11/16 Press Availability for G7;  Secretary of State John Kerry; International Media Center; Hiroshima, Japan
04/10/16 Secretary of State John Kerry And Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Grand Prince Hotel; Hiroshima, Japan
04/01/16 Secretary Kerry's Travel to Bahrain, Iraq, Afghanistan and Japan;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
03/29/16 U.S.-Japan-R.O.K. Trilateral Relationship;  Deputy Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken; Brookings Institution; Washington, DC
03/11/16 March 2011 Tohoku Disaster Anniversary;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
03/07/16 Joint Statement From the Third U.S.-Japan Development Dialogue; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/04/16 Acting Assistant Secretary Judith Garber to Travel to Hong Kong, Thailand, and Japan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/18/16 U.S.-Japan Aviation Talks To Bring Daytime Trans-Pacific Flights to Haneda; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/28/16 Special Envoy Randy Berry to Travel to Taiwan, Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia, Republic of Korea, and Japan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/26/16 Press Roundtable in Tokyo;  Counselor of the Department Thomas A. Shannon, Jr.; U.S. Embassy Tokyo; Tokyo, Japan
01/21/16 Counselor Thomas Shannon Travel to Japan, Korea, and Hawaii January 22 - 28; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/18/16 Readout of Deputy Secretary Blinken's Trip to Japan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/16/16 U.S.-Japan-R.O.K. Trilateral Press Conference;  Deputy Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken; Tokyo, Japan
01/14/16 Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken to Travel to Japan, Burma, the Republic of Korea, and China January 14-21; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/13/16 First Global Partnership Meeting of 2016 Held in Japan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/08/16 Signing Ceremony and Reception To Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the U.S.-Japan Cooperative Medical Sciences Program; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/06/16 Secretary Kerry's Phone Call With Japanese Foreign Minister Kishida; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC

2015
12/28/15 Background Briefing - Developments on the Relationship between Japan and the Republic of Korea; Office of the Spokesperson; via Teleconference
12/28/15 Resolution of the Comfort Women Issue;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
12/22/15 The Emperor of Japan's Birthday;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
12/10/15 Assistant Secretary Russel Travel to Thailand, Laos and Japan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/30/15 U.S.-Japan-Republic of Korea Trilateral Meeting in Washington, D.C.; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/20/15 U.S.-Japan Extended Deterrence Dialogue; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/16/15 Under Secretary Stengel Travels to Japan and Malaysia; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/30/15 Assistant Secretary Ryan Travels to Beijing, Seoul, and Tokyo; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/29/15 Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken Travel to Japan, the Republic of Korea, and China; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/29/15 Inaugural U.S.-India-Japan Trilateral Ministerial; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/29/15 Remarks With Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Palace Hotel; New York City
09/29/15 Remarks With Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida and South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se;  Secretary of State John Kerry; New York Palace Hotel; New York City
08/06/15 Remarks With Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Putra World Trade Center; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
08/03/15 Under Secretary Rose Gottemoeller Travels to Japan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
07/24/15 Special Envoy for Six-Party Talks Sydney Seiler, Travel to Seoul, Republic of Korea, Beijing, People's Republic of China, and Tokyo, Japan, July 25 - August 1, 2015; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
07/20/15 Travel of Ambassador Sung Kim to Tokyo; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
07/17/15 The Third U.S.-Japan Cyber Dialogue; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
07/02/15 Assistant Secretary Frank A. Rose to Travel to China, Republic of Korea, Vietnam, and Japan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
06/24/15 Travel of Ambassador Sung Kim to Seoul and Tokyo; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
06/23/15 Special Advisor for Children's Issues Travels to Macau, the Philippines, and Japan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
06/03/15 Meeting With Okinawa Governor Onaga; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
05/04/15 Japan's Children's Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
04/28/15 Remarks at a Luncheon in Honor of Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Benjamin Franklin Room; Washington, DC
04/27/15 Joint Statement of the Security Consultative Committee: A Stronger Alliance for a Dynamic Security Environment The New Guidelines for U.S.-Japan Defense Cooperation; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
04/27/15 Press Availability with Secretary of Defense Ash Carter, Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida, and Japanese Defense Minister Gen Nakatani;  Secretary of State John Kerry; New York City, NY
04/21/15 Secretary of State John Kerry Travels to Boston and New York April 26-27; Acting Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
04/16/15 Press Availability with Japanese Vice Foreign Minister Akitaka Saiki and Republic of Korea Vice Foreign Minister Cho Tae-yong;  Deputy Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken; Washington, DC
04/14/15 Commemorating 70 Years of U.S.-Japan Partnership;  Deputy Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken; Washington, DC
04/09/15 Deputy Secretary of State Blinken to Host Trilateral Meeting with Japanese, South Korean Counterparts; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
04/08/15 Deputy Secretary of State Blinken to Speak at "U.S.-Japan Town Hall: A Celebration of 70 Years of Peace, Partnership, and Prosperity"; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/31/15 Assistant Secretary for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Daniel R. Russel Travels to Seattle, WA and Tokyo, Japan from April 1-7, 2015; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/27/15 Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs Charles Rivkin Travels to Republic of Korea and Japan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/27/15 Ambassador Scheinman Travels to Singapore, Malaysia and Japan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/23/15 A Modern U.S.-Japan Alliance;  Assistant Secretary Frank A. Rose, Bureau of Arms Control, Verification and Compliance; American Center; Tokyo, Japan
02/13/15 U.S. Economic Policy in East Asia and the Pacific;  Deputy Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken; Hotel Okura; Tokyo, Japan
02/10/15 Joint Statement from the Second Japan-U.S. Development Dialogue; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/04/15 Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken Travel to the Republic of Korea, China, and Japan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/30/15 Remarks at the U.S. Embassy Tokyo;  Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy R. Sherman; U.S. Embassy; Tokyo, Japan
01/28/15 Remarks at Iikura House, Tokyo;  Special Representative for North Korea Policy Sung Kim; Tokyo, Japan
01/24/15 ISIL Murder of Japanese Hostage Haruna Yukawa;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
01/23/15 Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Wendy R. Sherman Travel to China, the Republic of Korea, and Japan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/22/15 Ambassador Sung Kim, Special Representative for North Korea Policy, Travel to Tokyo and Beijing; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/13/15 The United States and Japan: Allies, Global Partners, and Friends for the Future;  Assistant Secretary Daniel R. Russel, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; The Japan Society; New York City

2014
12/22/14 The Emperor of Japan's Birthday;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
12/18/14 U.S.-Japan Joint Press Statement; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/09/14 Remarks at Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Tokyo;  Special Representative for North Korea Policy Sung Kim; Tokyo, Japan
12/02/14 Travel of Special Representative for North Korea Policy Ambassador Sung Kim to Seoul, Tokyo, and Beijing; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/24/14 Travel of Special Envoy for Six-Party Talks Sydney Seiler to Seoul, Beijing, and Tokyo; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/22/14 U.S.-Australia-Japan Security and Defense Cooperation Forum; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/20/14 U.S.-Japan Joint Press Release; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/08/14 Interim Report on the Revision of the U.S.- Japan Guidelines for Defense Cooperation; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/08/14 Remarks Before the Subcommittee for Defense Cooperation at Japan's Ministry of Defense;  Assistant Secretary Daniel R. Russel, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Ministry of Defense; Tokyo, Japan
09/25/14 Travel of Special Representative for North Korea Policy Glyn Davies to Beijing, Seoul, and Tokyo; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/09/14 Ambassador Catherine M. Russell Travel to Japan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/10/14 Remarks With Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se And Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida Before Their Meeting;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Naypyitaw, Burma
06/10/14 Assistant Secretary of State Russel's Travel to Tokyo, Japan, June 11; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
06/09/14 U.S. - Japan Extended Deterrence Dialogue June 10 - 12; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
06/05/14 Visit of Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs Director General for Asian and Oceanian Affairs Junichi Ihara; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
05/12/14 Joint Statement from the Second Meeting of the Japan-U.S. Comprehensive Dialogue on Space; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
05/12/14 Special Advisor for Children's Issues Travels to China and Japan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
05/02/14 Japan's Children's Day;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
04/10/14 The Second US-Japan Cyber Dialogue; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
04/10/14 Under Secretary Rose Gottemoeller Travels to Japan and China; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
04/07/14 U.S.-Japan-Republic of Korea Trilateral Meeting in Washington; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
04/03/14 U.S.-Japan-Republic of Korea Trilateral Meeting in Washington, D.C.; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/31/14 Travel of Special Envoy for North Korean Human Rights Issues Robert King; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/11/14 Third Anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake;  Secretary of State John Kerry; Washington, DC
02/20/14 Launch of the Senior-Level U.S.-Japan Development Dialogue; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/24/14 Press Roundtable at Embassy Tokyo;  Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns; Tokyo, Japan
01/24/14 Travel of Special Representative for North Korea Policy Glyn Davies to Beijing, Seoul, and Tokyo; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/16/14 Deputy Secretary William Burns Travels to Seoul, Beijing, and Tokyo January 19-24; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC