Tomodachi Spring / Summer 2014


Moments of the Prime Minister Spring 2014

 These photographs are a record of the various diplomatic activities of Prime Minister Abe in spring 2014. The prime minister was able to meet with the leaders of many countries and engage in meaningful discussions with them on a variety of issues. On an official tour of Europe from late April to early May, Prime Minister Abe also gave presentations in a number of locations. (Details of his speeches at the headquarters of OECD and NATO are given on the following pages.)

The prime minister tours the Anne Frank House during a visit to the Netherlands.

Meeting with other leaders of the G7 during the Nuclear Security

Summit held in the Hague, Netherlands.


German Chancellor Angela Merkel receives a personalized uniform of the Japan women’s national soccer team during the Japan-Germany Summit Meeting.

Joint press conference held during U.S. President Barack Obama’s state visit to Japan.

Shaking hands with President Obama at Japan-U.S. Summit Meeting.

The prime minister pays an informal visit to President Anibal Cavaco Silva during a trip to Portugal.

Visiting the Santiago de Compostela Cathedral with Spanish President Mariano Rajoy during a tour of sites in the city.

Shaking hands with British Prime Minister David Cameron outside 10 Downing Street.

Attending a reception featuring Japanese cuisine with French President
François Hollande during a visit to France.

Joining hands with European Council President Herman Van Rompuy and European Commission President José Manuel Barroso during the 22nd Japan-EU Summit Meeting in Brussels, Belgium.