Ambassador Yamanaka's Remarks on the Fukuda Doctrine

  Ambassador Yamanaka delivered welcome remarks at the opening of the Roundtable Discussion on The Fukuda Doctrine and the Future of Japan-Southeast Asian Relations on 3 November 2007 at Shangri-La Hotel.

In his remarks, Ambassador Yamanaka stressed that the three pillars of the Fukuda Doctrine have remained the basis of Japan’s foreign policy for Southeast Asia to this day, and Japan will continue to support ASEAN’s efforts for its integration. The Conference was jointly organized by the East Asian Institute and the Japan Institute of International Affairs