Japanese Foreign Minister Tarō Kōno concluded meetings with President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi and his Egyptian counterpart Sameh Shoukry on Tuesday and Monday.In his meeting with Shoukry Monday stressed upon the necessity for North Korea to commit to the UN Security Council resolutions on Pyongyang nuclear activities.Meanwhile, Shoukry thanked the Japanese Minister for the Japanese support for the Cairo International Centre for Conflict Resolution, Peacekeeping and Peace building since 2008, a ministry-affiliated centre which provides trainings on diplomatic conflict resolution.On a further note, Al-Sisi told the minister he hoped Japanese investments in Egypt would increase.The president expressed Egypt’s proud of the Egyptian-Japanese cooperation in developing education, and keenness on benefiting from the Japan’s experience in several fields including education.
Mrs Florance Parly, France Defense Minister, stated that Nord Korean missiles could reach Europe earlier than expected. President Trump tweeted that he’s allowing Japan and South Korea to buy highly sophisticated military equipment from USA. Meanwhile it seems that an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) is being placed on the west coast in North Korea. Seul’s intelligence, pin down as a possible date for new North Korean’s nuclear test the 9th of September Foundation’s anniversary, or the 10th of October, Worker’s Party of Korea’s birth date. UN security Council evaluate the possibility to apply new sanctions. Mrs. Nikki Haley, US ambassador for UN, said: “We have to adopt the strongest possible measures” and added: “his action show’s begging for war”. Even Angela Merkel stated that North Korean’s action are a clear violation of the convention and that stronger sanctions are necessary, and that there’s only a solution to this conflict and that solution must be a diplomatic one.