Politics | Mar 02

Japan foreign minister skips G-20, putting parliament first

TOKYO, Mar 02 (Nikkei) - Japanese Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi is not attending the two-day Group of 20 foreign ministers' meeting that began in India on Wednesday, instead prioritizing budgetary hearings in parliament.

This is the first time Japan's top diplomat skips the meeting since it became a regular event in 2017. His absence could potentially undermine Japan's international standing in a critical year, when it holds the Group of Seven presidency. ...continue reading

Source: 日テレNEWS

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