9th June 2016

Japanese Defense Minister Gen Nakatani’s visit to Singapore (The 15th IISS Asia Security Summit)


Japanese Defense Minister Gen Nakatani delivered a speech at the 15th IISS Asia Security Summit (Shangri-La Dialogue) hosted by Singapore on Saturday, 4th June 2016.

Minister Nakatani mentioned that only through the implementation of Rules of Law will the region be led to continuous prosperity and that as a guideline for defense authorities, Minister emphasised the importance of implementing the Shangri-La Dialogue Initiative (SDI) which consists of 3 elements (1 Wider promotion of Common rules and laws, 2 Maritime and Aerospace Security, 3 Improvement of disaster response capability) which was proposed last year.

(Reference: English Speech)