Human rights

Senior Japanese and US Officials Discuss Human Rights Issues

Policy

Washington, May 10 (Jiji Press)–Japanese General Nakatani, special adviser to the Prime Minister, said on Tuesday that he met with the Indo-Pacific Coordinator of the United States National Security Council, Kurt Campbell, to discuss bilateral cooperation in the areas of human rights and democracy. in the Indo-Pacific region.

The talks took place in Washington on the same day, Nakatani told reporters.

Nakatani also held a meeting with Marco Rubio, a Republican senator, to explain Japan’s actions on human rights issues.

Rubio expressed concern about the growing dependence of some countries and regions that may be involved in human rights violations, apparently with China in mind, and stressed the importance of cooperation between Japan and the United States to deal with such a situation, according to Nakatani.

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