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Ministry of Foreign Affairs

A cabinet-level department of the Japanese government responsible for formulating and implement foreign policy. It aims to promote profits for Japanese companies abroad. It works with JETRO, the Ministry of Finance, and other agencies in accomplishing its goals.
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January 11: Foreign Minister Davutoglu and Lebanese Minister of Foreign Affairs & Emigrants Ali al-Shami signed an agreement to remove visa proceedings between the two countries.
The two Foreign Ministers also resolved to work closely on the various challenges facing the Muslim Ummah and cooperate at the UN and OIC platforms to project the true peaceful message of Islam.
He added that having a senior vice minister host heads of state or foreign ministers from foreign countries would not be taken as insulting due to the difference in rank, as the appointment of senior vice minister is one that requires the emperor's attestation, just as for cabinet ministers.
In addition, the Foreign Minister held talks with Estonia Foreign Affairs Minister Urmas Paetm and Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius, as well as Spainish Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Gonzalo de Pinto.
SUNA learned that Karti has met, separately, with the Norwegian Deputy Foreign Minister, the Chinese Foreign Minister, the Australian Deputy Foreign Minister, the South African Foreign Minister, Chad Foreign Minister, the Serbian Deputy Foreign Minister, the Indian Deputy Foreign Minister and President of the UN General Assembly.
He will have talks with Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and Foreign Minister Nikolay Mladenov that will focus on Macedonia's EU integration and joint infrastructure projects.
While meeting with Davutoglu as part of the foreign minister's high-level meetings in New York during the 64th UN General Assembly, Spanish Foreign Minister Miguel Eungel Moratinos said EU-Turkey negotiations will be a priority during the upcoming Spanish presidency of the EU, diplomatic sources reported on Thursday.
Cui Tiankai, Chinese assistant foreign minister, Mitoji Yabunaka, Japanese deputy foreign minister for political affairs, and Shim Yoon Joe, South Korean deputy minister of foreign affairs and trade, will represent their respective countries, China's state-run Xinhua News Agency reported.
Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Aso arrived in Busan, South Korea, on Monday to attend ministerial meetings at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum and meet with his counterparts including the South Korean and Russian foreign ministers.
Contending that he had no further place in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's right-wing coalition, Foreign Minister David Levy resigned Sunday, leaving the embattled government with a razor-thin majority in Parliament.
KUWAIT, Feb 13 (KUNA) -- Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah met on Tuesday with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, marking the occasion of his visit and participation in International Coalition Against IS and Kuwait International Conference for the Reconstruction of Iraq conferences, hosted in Kuwait.
RAWALPINDI -- Japan's Foreign Minister, Mr Taro Kono on Thursday called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa at GHQ.

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