Tomodachi Autumn / Winter 2015


Moments of Prime Minister Abe

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the 2nd Leaders’ Summit on Peacekeeping while visiting New York for the 70th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (September 2015).

Prime Minister Abe (right) attended the G4 Summit held in New York with (from left) President Dilma Vana Rousseff of Brazil, Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany, and Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India (September 2015).

Prime Minister Abe addressed the World Assembly for Women in Tokyo (WAW! 2015) and shared ideas with the great number of participants attending from Japan and overseas (August 2015).

Prime Minister Abe attended the 70th Session of the United Nations General Assembly and participated in various events during his stay in New York (September 2015).

Delivering an address at the General Debate.

Attending the meeting of leaders of the G4 countries. (© Kyodo News)

Attending the Japan–Pacific Islands Leaders Meeting.

Prime Minister Abe, while in New York for the U.N. General Assembly, met separately with a number of participating leaders (September 2015).

With His Highness Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani of Qatar.

With President Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin of Russia.

With President Hassan Rouhani of Iran.

With Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina of Bangladesh.

With His Majesty King Abdullah II Ibn Al Hussein of Jordan.

Attending the Third Japan-African Regional Economic Communities Summit Roundtable.

Prime Minister Abe, during his visit to New York, held bilateral meetings with various international leaders (September 2015).

With President Petro Poroshenko of Ukraine.

With President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya.

With Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. of the United States.

With Mogens Lykketoft, President of the 70th Session of the U.N. General Assembly.

As the first Japanese prime minister to visit Jamaica, touring the Bob Marley Museum with Jamaican Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller (September 2015).

Prime Minister Abe visited Mongolia and five Central Asian nations, holding meetings with their leaders and taking part in a variety of events (October 2015).

With President Tsakhia Elbegdorj of Mongolia.

With President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov of Turkmenistan.

With President Emomali Rahmon of Tajikistan.

With President Islam Karimov of Uzbekistan.

With President Almazbek Atambaev of the Kyrgyz Republic.

With President Nursultan Nazarbayev of Kazakhstan.

Giving a policy speech at Nazarbayev University in Astana, Kazakhstan.

Prime Minister Abe welcomed various international leaders to Tokyo for talks.

With President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia (August 2015).

With President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni of Uganda (September 2015).

With General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Viet Nam (September 2015).

With Prime Minister Manuel Valls of France (October 2015).

With Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe of Sri Lanka (October 2015).

With President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey (October 2015).

With Prime Minister Peter O’Neill of Papua New Guinea (October 2015).

Viewing a robot demonstration at a remote technology development center in Fukushima Prefecture (October 2015).

Visiting areas in the northern Kanto region damaged by typhoon-induced flooding and offering encouragement to evacuated residents (September 2015).

Talking with Japanese astronaut Kimiya Yui, who is on a mission aboard the Japanese Experiment Module, Kibo, of the International Space Station (ISS) (August 2015).

Participating in a firefighting drill as part of annual comprehensive disaster prevention drills held on September 1, National Disaster Prevention Day (September 2015).