Tomodachi Autumn 2015


Moments of Prime Minister Abe

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the G7 Summit held in Schloss Elmau, Germany (June 2015). (©German Federal Government/Gottschalk)

Prime Minister Abe attended the 7th Pacific Islands Leaders Meeting (PALM7) held in Iwaki, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan (May 2015).

Prime Minister Abe and his wife Akie hosted a banquet at which guests enjoyed a special performance by the Hula Girl dance team, a PR Goodwill Ambassador for PALM7.

On the occasion of his attendance at the 7th Pacific Islands Leaders Meeting (PALM7) held in Iwaki, Fukushima Prefecture, Prime Minister Abe met separately with a number of the other participating leaders (May 2015).

With President Tommy E. Remengesau, Jr., of Palau.

With Prime Minister Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama of Fiji.

With Prime Minister Peter O’Neill of Papua New Guinea.

With President Anote Tong of Kiribati.

With President Christopher J. Loeak of the Marshall Islands.

With President Baron Divavesi Waqa of Nauru.

With President Peter Martin Christian of Micronesia.

With Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi of Samoa.

With Premier Toke Tufukia Talagi of Niue.

With Prime Minister Henry Puna of the Cook Islands.

With Prime Minister Enele Sosene Sopoaga of Tuvalu.

With Prime Minister Joe Natuman of Vanuatu.

With Prime Minister Samuela ‘Akilisi Pohiva of Tonga.

Prime Minister Abe attended the G7 Summit held in Schloss Elmau, Germany. He also held separate talks with other participating leaders (June 2015).

With Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany.

With President François Hollande of France.

With Prime Minister David Cameron of the United Kingdom.

With Prime Minister Matteo Renzi of Italy.

A session on the second day of the summit.

Prime Minister Abe made an official visit to Ukraine, becoming the first incumbent Japanese prime minister to visit the country, and held talks with President Petro Poroshenko.

The Seventh Mekong-Japan Summit Meeting was held in Tokyo, welcoming the leaders of the five countries in the Mekong region to Japan. On this occasion, Prime Minister Abe held bilateral talks with the leaders of each country (July 2015).

Joint press announcement.

With President Thein Sein of Myanmar.

With Prime Minister Thongsing Thammavong of Laos.

With Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha of Thailand.

With Prime Minister Hun Sen of Cambodia.

With Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung of Viet Nam.

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

With Prime Minister Charles Michel of Belgium (May 2015).

With President Tsakhia Elbegdorj of Mongolia (May 2015).

With Prime Minister Najib Razak of Malaysia (May 2015).

With President Benigno S. Aquino III of the Philippines (June 2015).

With Prime Minister Zoran Milanovic of Croatia (June 2015).

With President Issoufou Mahamadou of Niger (June 2015).

With Prime Minister Xavier Bettel of Luxembourg (July 2015).

With President Juan Orlando Hernández Alvarado of Honduras (July 2015).

With Prime Minister Matteo Renzi of Italy (August 2015).

Prime Minister Abe held a summit meeting in Tokyo with EU representatives Donald Tusk, President of the European Council (left), and Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission (right) (May 2015).

Observing Japan Coast Guard drills in Tokyo Bay on Marine Day (July 2015).

Attending the 2015 ACCJ Women in Business Summit held in Tokyo (June 2015).

Speaking at the opening ceremony of the 9th UIC World Congress on High Speed Rail (July 2015).

Visiting a vegetable market during a trip to Miyagi Prefecture for checking the progress of the reconstruction from the Great East Japan Earthquake (July 2015).

Visiting and offering encouragement to residents forced to evacuate their homes on a small island south of Kyushu following a volcanic eruption (June 2015).