Britain, Japan prepare Johnson-Kishida summit for mid-February: Media

29/1/2022 6:08:00 AM

Britain, Japan prepare Johnson-Kishida summit for mid-February: Media

https://str.sg/wdYSTOKYO (REUTERS) - Britain and Japan are preparing to hold a summit in Japan between prime ministers Boris Johnson and Fumio Kishida in mid-February, the Nikkei reported on Saturday (Jan 29).Mr Johnson and Mr Kishida are expected todiscuss the Ukraine crisis

as well as ways to counter an increasingly strong China, the report said without citing sources.The British embassy in Japan and Japan's foreign ministry did not immediately respond to a request for comment, as their offices were closed on Saturday.

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sg/wdYS TOKYO (REUTERS) - Britain and Japan are preparing to hold a summit in Japan between prime ministers Boris Johnson and Fumio Kishida in mid-February, the Nikkei reported on Saturday (Jan 29). Mr Johnson and Mr Kishida are expected to discuss the Ukraine crisis as well as ways to counter an increasingly strong China, the report said without citing sources. Asked by a lawmaker on whether Japan would be able to decide around 2026 whether it can issue a CBDC, Kuroda said:"Personally, I think that's the case. The British embassy in Japan and Japan's foreign ministry did not immediately respond to a request for comment, as their offices were closed on Saturday. The doctor, the physiotherapist and a third team member were on a condolence visit to the suspect's home after the death of his mother when the attack took place, Japanese media reports said. The summit would be the first talks between the two leaders since Britain and Japan will make a decision on whether to hold the summit based on the political situation in Britain and the severity of the Covid-19 pandemic in Japan, the reported added. "What's most important is for the idea to get sufficient understanding by the public," he said. More On This Topic . Kishida said the decision to nominate the mines, which will be formalised at a cabinet meeting on Feb 1, was made as what seemed like the"shortest route" to getting the sites listed.