Japan will coordinate with Asean to tackle after-effects of Ukraine war: PM Fumio Kishida

Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida is due to deliver the keynote speech at the Shangri-La Dialogue on June 10. PHOTO: AFP
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SINGAPORE - Japan will coordinate efforts with Asean to tackle the after-effects of the Ukraine war and will convene a special summit of the grouping's leaders next year to mark 50 years of ties, Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said on Thursday (June 9).

Mr Kishida arrives in Singapore on Friday (June 10) to deliver the keynote speech at Asia's premier defence conclave, the Shangri-La Dialogue.

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