First meeting between our President Andreas Scheuer and the Japanese Ambassador Hidenao Yanagi.
The exchange was overshadowed by the war in Ukraine and the shifting geopolitical landscape. The Government of Japan is supporting Ukraine with a range of measure, from export controls, financial aid to the supply of drones or bulletproof vests.
Japan and the Federal Republic of Germany have established diplomatic ties since the 19.04.1952. Both countries are liberal and pluralistic democracies with shared and values and extensive ties in political, economic as well as societal matters.