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Hayashi to attend WTO conference in Geneva 

  • November 18, 2021
  • , Asahi, Yomiuri
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Yomiuri wrote that arrangements are underway for Foreign Minister Hayashi to attend a WTO conference scheduled for late November in Geneva, saying that this will be the first foreign trip by Japan’s new top diplomat. He is likely to hold talks with Director General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala.  


Asahi wrote that Hayashi is also mulling attending the G7 foreign ministerial meeting to be held in Liverpool in early December, saying that the G7 participants are likely to hold talks with their ASEAN counterparts on the sidelines with the goal of strengthening coordination in dealing with the rise of China. The daily added that Hayashi may also travel to New York in January to participate in the NPT Review conference. 

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