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The Nippon Foundation launches fund to aid Ukrainian evacuees

By Hori Kazuhiko   On June 13 the Nippon Foundation held a press conference in Tokyo to announce its establishment of a fund to support Ukrainian evacuees who have fled to Japan from the ongoing Russian invasion. With prospects of a ceasefire uncertain, the Nippon Foundation will solicit 1 billion yen in donations from Japan and other countries through September….Read more

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Ambassador Emanuel proposed establishment of fund to support Ukrainian evacuees

Mainichi ran an extensive report on a news conference hosted by the Nippon Foundation on Monday to announce the establishment of a new fund to support Ukrainian evacuees in Japan with the participation of Ambassador Emanuel and Ukrainian Ambassador Korsunsky. The paper wrote that Ambassador Emanuel proposed the idea of creating such a fund to Ukrainian Ambassador Korsunsky and the….Read more

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Ukraine, U.S. envoys announce fund to integrate evacuees to Japan

TOKYO — The Ukraine and U.S. ambassadors to Tokyo called on the Japanese public Monday to give to a newly launched fund helping Ukrainian evacuees adjust to life in Japan, including with language-learning aid.   The Ukraine Evacuees Assistance Fund, established in a partnership between the philanthropic Nippon Foundation with U.S. Ambassador Rahm Emanuel and Ukrainian Ambassador Sergiy Korsunsky, aims to….Read more

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U.S. and Ukrainian envoys join Nippon Foundation to set up new fund to support Ukrainian evacuees in Japan  

Sankei, Asahi, Yomiuri, NHK, NTV, TV Asahi, TV Tokyo, Jiji Press, and Kyodo News reported on Monday that Ambassador Emanuel and Ukrainian Ambassador to Japan Korsunsky joined the Nippon Foundation to set up earlier that day a “Ukrainian Evacuees Assistance Fund” to support Ukrainian evacuees in Japan. The foundation will seek donations from the public both in Japan and overseas for the….Read more

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U.S. ambassador sees Japan-U.S. alliance shifting to a larger domain

In an exclusive interview with The Yomiuri Shimbun on Friday, U.S. Ambassador to Japan Rahm Emanuel expressed his view that the partnership between Japan and the United States had entered a new stage of considering “how to project the alliance into a larger domain that is helpful to the alliance” and to other countries in the Indo-Pacific region. The ambassador….Read more

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Ambassador Emanuel comments on close bond between President Biden, PM Kishida

Saturday’s Yomiuri carried on page 2 its one-on-one interview with Ambassador Emanuel conducted on Friday, under the headline “Fostering a relationship of trust between U.S. and Japanese leaders.” During the interview, the Ambassador underscored that President Biden and Prime Minister Kishida forged a relationship of trust during the presidential visit to Tokyo last month. Based on their strong partnership, the….Read more

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Ambassador Emanuel tweets about his ride on an E231-series train

Rail Lab, a website providing news and information for people interested in trains, carried an article on Monday saying that U.S. Ambassador to Japan Emanuel, who is known for his love of trains, posted a tweet earlier in the day about his ride on an E231-series train on JR East’s Tokaido Line. The Ambassador posted photos of himself standing on….Read more

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U.S. ambassador to Japan calls for closer Japan-U.S. relations

U.S. Ambassador to Japan Rahm Emanuel has stressed the necessity for Washington and Tokyo to strengthen ties, saying the bilateral relations are at a “critical juncture” now.   Emanuel on Wednesday delivered a speech at an event in Tokyo hosted by an organization promoting Japan-US relations. Former Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo attended.   Emanuel said the two countries’ relationship….Read more

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U.S. Ambassador Rahm Emanuel praises Japan’s decision to ‘invest in its own defense’

By Jesse Johnson and Will Fee, staff writers   U.S. Ambassador to Japan Rahm Emanuel praised Japan and current leader Fumio Kishida on Wednesday for pledging to bolster the U.S.-Japan alliance by pursuing what Kishida has said would be a “drastic” hike in the country’s defense budget, as China continues its assertive moves in the region.   Speaking at a….Read more

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Ambassador Emanuel attends charity music concert hosted by EU Delegation to Japan

Sankei reported online that the Delegation of the European Union to Japan hosted a charity concert on Wednesday for the purpose of supporting Ukraine. The attendees included Ukrainian Ambassador to Japan Korsunsky, evacuees from Ukraine, U.S. Ambassador Emanuel, the ambassadors of EU countries, Prime Minister Kishida, Komeito Chief Representative Yamaguchi, and corporate executives. The mission’s Chargé d’Affaires Siemers told the….Read more

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