Press release from Ministry for Foreign Affairs

Foreign minister Tobias Billström to receive Japan’s foreign minister Yōko Kamikawa


On Wednesday 10 January, Minister for Foreign Affairs Tobias Billström will receive Japan’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Yōko Kamikawa. Agenda items for the meeting include bilateral issues, the foreign and security policy situation in Europe, the Indo-Pacific region and the situation in the Middle East.

There will be a photo opportunity ahead of the meeting.

Place: Gustav Adolfs Torg, Ministry for Foreign Affairs. Photo opportunity upon arrival at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs (Gustaf Adolfs torg 1) at 12.00. Photographers who have registered in advance may attend in person.

Practical information: Advance registration is required by 09.00 on Wednesday 10 January via email to Nina Kefi (see press contacts). Please provide your name and the name of your editorial office, and include a copy of your press credentials. Entry for the photo opportunity (photographers only) from 11.30 via Gustav Adolfs torg 1.

Sweden and Japan have long enjoyed excellent relations. It is a priority for the entire Swedish Government to deepen relations with Japan, which are based on common values and support for the rules-based world order. This includes extensive exchange in areas such as trade, investments, security and defence policy, research, culture and multilateral issues. 

Press contact

Nina Kefi
Press Officer, Ministry for Foreign Affairs
Phone 08-405 91 43
Mobile 070-662 67 79
email to Nina Kefi
Tom Samuelsson
Press Secretary to Minister for Foreign Affairs Tobias Billström
Phone (switchboard) +46 8 405 10 00
Mobile +46 76 131 82 01
email to Tom Samuelsson