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Japan Security Policy

"The World and Japan" Database (Project Leader: TANAKA Akihiko)
Database of Japanese Politics and International Relations
National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS)
Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia (IASA), The University of Tokyo

DocumentsJapaneseEnglishChineseDate
Security Treaty Between Japan and the United States of AmericaJapaneseEnglishChineseSep 8 1951
Remarks by Dean Acheson, Secretary of State at the Ceremony for the Signing of the United States-Japanese Security TreatyJapaneseEnglishChineseSep 8 1951
Prime Minister Shigeru Yoshida's Address at Ceremony of the Signing of the Japanese-American Security PactJapaneseEnglishChineseSep 8 1951
Notes Exchanged between Prime Minister Yoshida and Secretary of State Acheson at the Time of the Signing of the Security Treaty between Japan and the United States of America.JapaneseEnglishChineseSep 8 1951
Administratizve Agreement under Article III of the Security Treaty between the United States of America and JapanJapaneseEnglishChineseFeb 28 1952
Exchanged Notes, Regarding Administrative Agreement under Article III of the Security Treaty between the United States of America and JapanJapaneseEnglishChineseFeb 28 1952
Basic Policy on National Defense(Adopted by the National Defense Council and the Cabinet on May 20, 1957)JapaneseEnglishChineseMay 20 1957
Joint communique of Japanese Prime Minister Kishi and U.S. President Eisenhower issued on June 21, 1957JapaneseEnglishChineseJun 21 1957
Treaty of Mutual Cooperation and Security between Japan and the United States of AmericaJapaneseEnglishChineseJan 19 1960
Joint Communique of Japanese Prime Minister Kishi and U.S. President Eisenhower Issued on January 19, 1960JapaneseEnglishChineseJan 19 1960
Signing of Japan-U.S. Security Treaty and Related Agreements, Agreed Minute to the Treaty of Mutual Cooperation and SecurityJapaneseEnglishChineseJan 19 1960
Exchanged Notes, Regarding the Implementation of Article VI of Treaty of Mutual Cooperation and Security between Japan and the United States of AmericaJapaneseEnglishChineseJan 19 1960
Exchanged Notes, Regarding Exchanged Notes between Prime Minister Yoshida and Secretary of State AchesonJapaneseEnglishChineseJan 19 1960
Exchanged Notes, Regarding Mutual Defense Assistance Agreement between the United States and JapanJapaneseEnglishChineseJan 19 1960
Agreement under Article VI of the Treaty of Mutual Cooperation and Security between Japan and the United States of America, Regarding Facilities and Areas and the Status of United States Armed Forces in JapanJapaneseEnglishChineseJan 19 1960
Exchange of Notes Concerning Article XII, Paragraph 6(d) of the Agreement Regarding Facilities and Areas and the Status of United States Armed Forces in JapanJapaneseEnglishChineseJan 19 1960
TREATY banning nuclear weapon tests in the atmosphere, in outer space and under waterJapaneseEnglishChineseAug 5 1963
Joint Statement of Japanese Prime Minister and U.S. President JohnsonJapaneseEnglishChineseJan 13 1965
Joint Statement of Japanese Prime Minister Sato and U.S. President JohnsonJapaneseEnglishChineseNov 15 1967
Agreed Minute to Joint Communique of United States President Nixon and Japanese Prime Minister Sato Issued on November 21, 1969JapaneseEnglishChineseNov 19 1969
November 19, 1969JapaneseEnglishChineseNov 21 1969
Agreement between Japan and the United States of America Concerning the Ryukyu Islands and the Daito IslandsJapaneseEnglishChineseJun 17 1971
Japan-U.S. Joint Announcement to the Press (by Prime Minister Takeo Miki and President Gerald R. Ford)JapaneseEnglishChineseAug 6 1975
National Defense Program OutlineJapaneseEnglishChineseOct 29 1976
Report by the Subcommittee for Defense Cooperation, Submitted to and Approved by the Japan-U.S. Security Consultative CommitteeJapaneseEnglish<ChineseNov 27 1978
Joint Communique, Productive Partnership for the 1980's (Visit of Prime Minister Ohira of Japan)JapaneseEnglishChineseMay 2 1979
REPORT ON COMPREHENSIVE NATIONAL SECURITYJapaneseEnglishChineseJul 2 1980
Joint Communique of Japanese Prime Minister Zenko Suzuki and U.S. President ReaganJapaneseEnglishChineseMay 8 1981
Remarks of the President and Prime Minister Yasuhiro Nakasone of Japan Following Their Meetings in TokyoJapaneseEnglishChineseNov 10 1983
U.S.-Japanese Negotiations on the Development of the FSX Support Fighter, The President's News ConferenceJapaneseEnglishChineseApr 28 1989
The Tokyo Declaration on the U.S.-Japan Global PartnershipJapaneseEnglishChineseJan 9 1992
Report of the Advisory Group on Defense Issues, "The Modality of Security and Defense Capability of Japan: The Outlook for the 21st Century" (Higuchi Report)JapaneseEnglishChineseAug 12 1994
Agreement Between Japan And The United States Of America Concerning New Special Measures Relating To Article XXIV Of The Agreement Under Article VI Of The Treaty Of Mutual Cooperation And Security Between Japan And The United State Of America, Regarding Facilities And Areas And The Status Of United States Armed Forces In JapanJapaneseEnglishChineseSep 27 1995
National Defense Program Outline in and after FY 1996JapaneseEnglishChineseNov 28 1995
Japan-U.S. Joint Declaration on Security, Alliance for the 21st CenturyJapaneseEnglishChineseApr 17 1996
The SACO Final ReportJapaneseEnglishChineseDec 2 1996
Remarks by Japanese Prime Minister Ryutaro Hashimoto "Japan's Path and the Japan-U.S. Relationship"JapaneseEnglishChineseApr 25 1997
Speech by Prime Minister Ryutaro Hashimoto at Columbia University, Japan-U.S. Relations: A Partnership for the Twenty First CenturyJapaneseEnglishChineseJun 23 1997
The Guidelines for Japan-U.S. Defense CooperationJapaneseEnglishChineseSep 23 1997
The Situation in Iraq Comment by Prime Minister Keizo Obuchi concerning the Use of Military Forces against Iraq by the U.S. and the U.K.JapaneseEnglishChineseDec 17 1998
Joint Statement,Security Consultative CommitteeJapaneseEnglishChineseSep 11 2000
Joint Statement of Environmental PrinciplesJapaneseEnglishChineseSep 11 2000
Joint Statement By President George W. Bush and Prime Minister Yoshiro MoriJapaneseEnglishChineseMar 19 2001
Partnership For Security And ProsperityJapaneseEnglishChineseJun 30 2001
Statement by Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi at the Press ConferenceJapaneseEnglishChineseSep 12 2001
Basic Plan regarding Response Measures Based on the Anti-Terrorism Special Measures LawJapaneseEnglishChineseNov 16 2001
Joint Statement U.S.-Japan Security Consultative CommitteeJapaneseEnglishChineseDec 16 2002
The Council on Security and Defense Capabilities Report––Japan's Visions for Future Security and Defense Capabilities––JapaneseEnglishChineseOct 2004
National Defense Program Guidelines, FY 2005-JapaneseEnglishChineseDec 10 2004
Statement by Chief Cabinet SecretaryJapaneseEnglishChineseDec 10 2004
Joint Statement U.S.-Japan Security Consultative CommitteeJapaneseEnglishChineseFeb 19 2005
Joint Statement on North KoreaJapaneseEnglishChineseFeb 19 2005
U.S.-Japan Alliance: Transformation and Realignment for the Future (Security Consultative Committee Document) by Secretary of State Rice, Secretary of Defense Rumsfeld, Minister of Foreign Affairs Machimura and Minister of State for Defense OhnoJapaneseEnglishChineseOct 29 2005
Joint Statement (United States-Japan Security Consultative Committee Document) by Secretary of State Rice, Secretary of Defense Rumsfeld, Minister of Foreign Affairs Aso and Minister of State for Defense NukagaJapaneseEnglishChineseMay 1 2006
United States-Japan Security Consultative Committee Document, United States-Japan Roadmap for Realignment ImplementationJapaneseEnglishChineseMay 1 2006
The Japan-U.S. Alliance of the New CenturyJapaneseEnglishChineseJun 29 2006
Japan-Australia Joint Declaration on Security CooperationJapaneseEnglishChineseMar 13 2007
Joint Statement of the Security Consultative Committee ("2+2" Ministerial Meeting)JapaneseEnglishChineseMay 1 2007
Agreement Between The Government Of Japan And The Government Of The United States Of America Concerning Security Measures For The Protection Of Classified Military InformationJapaneseEnglishChineseAug 10 2007
Fact Sheet: U.S.-Japan Cooperation on Energy Security, Clean Development, and Climate ChangeJapaneseEnglishChineseNov 16 2007
Agreement Between Japan and The United States of America Concerning New Special Measures Relating to Article XXIV of the Agreement Under Article VI of the Treaty of Mutual Cooperation and Security Between Japan and The United States of America, Regarding Facilities and Areas and the Status of United States Armed Forces in JapanJapaneseEnglishChineseJan 25 2008
Report of the Advisory Panel on Reconstruction of the Legal Basis for SecurityJapaneseEnglishChineseJun 24 2008
Fact Sheet: Japan-U.S. Cooperation on African Health and Food Security ChallengesJapaneseEnglishChineseJul 6 2008
Agreement Between the Government of Japan and the Government of the United States of America Concerning the Implementation of the Relocation of III Marine Expeditionary Force Personnel and Their Dependents from Okinawa to GuamJapaneseEnglishChineseFeb 17 2009
Signing of the Agreement between the Government of Japan and the Government of the United States of America concerning the Implementation of the Relocation of the III Marine Expeditionary Force Personnel and Their Dependents from Okinawa to GuamJapaneseEnglishChineseFeb 17 2009
Statement by Mr. Hirofumi Nakasone, Minister for Foreign Affairs, on the Speech by Mr. Barack Obama, President of the United States of America, on "A World without Nuclear Weapons"JapaneseEnglishChineseApr 8 2009
Agreement between Japan and the US on the implementation of the relocation of III marine expeditionary force personnel and their dependents from Okinawa to GuamJapaneseEnglishChineseJul 11 2009
The Council on Security and Defense Capabilities ReportJapaneseEnglishChineseAug 2009
Joint Press Conference by Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama of Japan and President Barack Obama of the United States of AmericaJapaneseEnglishChineseNov 13 2009
Japan-U.S. Joint Statement toward a World without Nuclear WeaponsJapaneseEnglishChineseNov 15 2009
Joint Statement Of The U.S.-Japan Security Consultative Committee Marking the 50th Anniversary of the Signing of The U.S.-Japan Treaty of Mutual Cooperation and SecurityJapaneseEnglishChineseJan 19 2010
Statement by Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama on the Fiftieth Anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Mutual Cooperation and Security of Japan and the United States of AmericaJapaneseEnglishChineseJan 19 2010
Japan's National Statement at the Washington Nuclear Security SummitJapaneseEnglishChineseApi 12 2010
Communiqué of the Washington Nuclear Security SummitJapaneseEnglishChineseApi 13 2010
Joint Statement of the U.S.-Japan Security Consultative CommitteeJapaneseEnglishChineseMay 28 2010
Futenma Replacement Facility Bilateral Experts Study Group ReportJapaneseEnglishChinese Aug 31 2010
Address by H.E. Mr. Seiji Maehara, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, on the occasion of the Japan-U.S. Business ConferenceJapaneseEnglishChineseOct 7 2010
Remarks by President Obama and Prime Minister Kan of Japan in Statements to the Press in Yokohama, JapanJapaneseEnglishChineseNov 13 2010
Fact Sheet on New U.S.-Japan InitiativesJapaneseEnglishChineseNov 13 2010
Fact Sheet on U.S.-Japan Cooperation on Reducing Nuclear RisksJapaneseEnglishChineseNov 13 2010
FACT SHEET: Strengthening the exchange between Japan and U.S. for further deepening the Japan-U.S. AllianceJapaneseEnglishChineseNov 13 2010
Trilateral Statement Japan, Republic of Korea, and the United States of AmericaJapaneseEnglishChineseDec 6 2010
Agreement Between Japan and the United States of America Concerning New Special Measures Relating to Article XXIV of the Agreement Under Article VI of the Treaty of Mutual Cooperation and Security Between Japan and the United States of America, Regarding Facilities and Areas and the Status of United States Armed Forces in JapanJapaneseEnglishChineseJan 21 2011
Agreed Minutes to The Agreement Between Japan and The United States of America Concerning New Special Measures Relating to Article XXIV of The Agreement Under Article VI of The Treaty of Mutual Cooperation and Security Between Japan and The United States of America, Regarding Facilities and Areas and The Status of United States Armed Forces in Japan, Signed at Tokyo on January 21, 2011JapaneseEnglishChineseJan 21 2011
Notes (Agreement Between Japan and the United States of America Concerning New Special Measures Relating to Article XXIV of the Agreement Under Article VI of the Treaty of Mutual Cooperation and Security Between Japan and the United States of America, Regarding Facilities and Areas and the Status of United States Armed Forces in Japan)JapaneseEnglishChineseJan 21 2011
National Defense Program Guidelines for FY 2011 and beyondJapaneseEnglishChineseDec 6 2010
Foreign Policy Speech By H.E. Mr. Seiji Maehara, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan At the Center for Strategic and International Studies "Opening a New Horizon in the Asia Pacific"JapaneseEnglishChinese Jan 6 2011
Remarks by Seiji Maehara, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, at the Dinner with the participants of the 2nd Japan-US-Russia Trilateral ConferenceJapaneseEnglishChineseJan 17 2011
「Speech by Seiji Maehara, Minister for Foreign Affairs at the Dinner on the Occasion of New Shimoda Conference in the Iikura Guest House on February 22, 2011JapaneseEnglishChineseFeb 22 2011
Joint Statement of the Security Consultative Committee ("2+2" Ministerial Meeting), Toward a Deeper and Broader U.S.-Japan Alliance: Building on 50 Years of PartnershipJapaneseEnglishChineseJun 21 2011
Progress on the Realignment of U.S. Forces in JapanJapaneseEnglishChineseJun 21 2011
Security Consultative Committee Document, Cooperation in Response to the Great East Japan EarthquakeJapaneseEnglishChineseJun 21 2011
Security Consultative Committee Document, Host Nation SupportJapaneseEnglishChineseJun 21 2011
Seoul Communiqué: 2012 Seoul Nuclear Security SummitJapaneseEnglishChineseMar 27 2012
Joint Statement of the Security Consultative Committee ("2+2" Ministerial Meeting)JapaneseEnglishChineseApr 27 2012
Statement by H.E. Mr. Koichiro Gemba, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan At the Sixth CTBT Ministerial MeetingJapaneseEnglishChineseSep 27 2012
Consolidation Plan for Facilities and Areas in OkinawaJapaneseEnglishChineseApr 5 2013
Joint Statement of the Security Consultative Committee ("2+2" Ministerial Meeting), Toward a More Robust Alliance and Greater Shared ResponsibilitiesJapaneseEnglishChineseOct 3 2013
Protocol Amending The Agreement Between The Government of Japan and The Government of The United States of America Concerning The Implementation of The Relocation of III Marine Expeditionary Force Personnel and Their Dependents from Okinawa to GuamJapaneseEnglishChineseOct 3 2013
National Security StrategyJapaneseEnglishChineseDec 17 2013
National Defense Program Guidelines for FY 2014 and beyondJapaneseEnglishChineseDec 17 2013
Nuclear Disarmament and Non-proliferation Policy Speech by H.E. Mr. Fumio Kishida, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, at "Dialogue with Foreign Minister Kishida" JapaneseEnglishChineseJan 20 2014
The Hague Nuclear Security Summit CommuniquéJapaneseEnglishChineseMar 25 2014
Three Principles on Transfer of Defense Equipment and TechnologyJapaneseEnglishChineseApr 1 2014
Implementation Guidelines for the Three Principles on Transfer of Defense Equipment and TechnologyJapaneseEnglishChineseApr 1 2014
Report of the Advisory Panel on Reconstruction of the Legal Basis for SecurityJapaneseEnglishChineseMay 15 2014
Press Conference by PRIME MINISTER ABEJapaneseEnglishChineseJul 1 2014
Statement by H.E. Mr. Fumio Kishida, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan at the Fifth Ministerial Plenary of the GCTFJapaneseEnglishChineseSep 23 2014
Speech by H.E.Mr.ShinzoAbe, Prime Minister of Japan, at the Summit on "Strengthening International Peace Operations"JapaneseEnglishChineseSep 26 2014
Opening Remarks by H.E. Mr. Fumio Kishida, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan at the Seventh CTBT Ministerial MeetingJapaneseEnglishChineseSep 26 2014
Statement by Fumio Kishida,Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan to the United Nations General Assembly Informal Ministerial Plenary Meeting to Commemorate the International Day for Total Elimination of Nuclear WeaponsJapaneseEnglishChineseSep 26 2014
Japan-U.S. Joint Press ReleaseJapaneseEnglishChineseOct 20 2014
Joint Statement of the Security Consultative Committee ("2+2" Ministerial Meeting)JapaneseEnglishChineseDec 19 2014
Address by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the graduation ceremony of the National Defense AcademyJapaneseEnglishChineseMar 22 2015
International Conference of the Critical Issues Forum Foreign Affairs Minister Kishida SpeechJapaneseEnglishChineseApr 4 2015
G7 Foreign Ministers' Meeting CommuniquéJapaneseEnglishChineseApr 15 2015
G7 Foreign Ministers' Declaration on Maritime SecurityJapaneseEnglishChineseApr 15 2015
G7 Statement on Non-Proliferation and DisarmamentJapaneseEnglishChineseApr 15 2015
Joint Statement of the Security Consultative Committee ("2+2" Ministerial Meeting) (A Stronger Alliance for a Dynamic Security Environment The New Guidelines for Japan-U.S. Defense Cooperation)JapaneseEnglishChineseApr 27 2015
The Guidelines for Japan-U.S. Defense Cooperation AprilJapaneseEnglishChineseApr 27 2015
General Statement by Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida at the 2015 NPT Review ConferenceJapaneseEnglishChineseApr 28 2015
Leadersʼ Declaration G7 SummitJapaneseEnglishChineseJun 8 2015
Annex to the Leadersʼ Declaration G7 SummitJapaneseEnglishChineseJun 8 2015
Keynote Speech by Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida "A Peace-Loving Nation Walking with Asia" at the High Level Seminar on Peacebuilding, National Reconciliation and Democratization in AsiaJapaneseEnglishChineseJun 22 2015
Statement by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the 2nd Leader's Summit on PeacekeepingJapaneseEnglishChineseSep 28 2015
Joint Communique, Sixth Japan-Australia 2+2 Foreign and Defence Ministerial Consultations. 22 November 2015JapaneseEnglishChineseNov 22 2015
Implementation of Bilateral Plans for Consolidating Facilities and Areas in Okinawa, Japan-U.S. Joint Press ReleaseJapaneseEnglishChineseDec 4 2015
Agreement Between Japan and the United States of America Concerning New Special Measures Relating to Article XXIV of the Agreement Under Article VI of the Treaty of Mutual Cooperation and Security Between Japan and the United States of America, Regarding Facilities and Areas and the Status of United States Armed Forces in JapanJapaneseEnglishChineseJan 22 2016
Agreed Minutes to the Agreement Between Japan and the United States of America Concerning New Special Measures Relating to Article XXIV of the Agreement Under Article VI of the Treaty of Mutual Cooperation and Security Between Japan and the United States of America, Regarding Facilities and Areas and the Status of United States Armed Forces in Japan, Signed at Tokyo on January 22, 2016JapaneseEnglishChineseJan 22 2016
Notes (Agreement Between Japan and the United States of America Concerning New Special Measures Relating to Article XXIV of the Agreement Under Article VI of the Treaty of Mutual Cooperation and Security Between Japan and the United States of America, Regarding Facilities and Areas and THhe Status of United States Armed Forces in Japan)JapaneseEnglishChineseJan 22 2016
Comment by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, on the Adoption of a Resolution by the United Nations Security Council on the Nuclear Test and the Ballistic Missile Launch conducted by North KoreaJapaneseEnglishChineseMar 3 2016
Nuclear Security Summit2016 communiqueJapaneseEnglishChineseApr 1 2016
Closing Remarks by H.E. Mr. Fumio KISHIDA, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan At the Eighth Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT) JapaneseEnglishChineseSep 21 2016
Joint StatementJapaneseEnglishChineseFeb 10 2017
JointCommunique, G7 Foreign Ministers' MeetingJapaneseEnglishChineseApr 11 2017
G7 Statement on Non-Proliferation and DisarmamentJapaneseEnglishChineseApr 11 2017
Statement by H.E. Mr. Fumio Kishida, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan At the Thematic Meeting of the United Nations Security Council On the Denuclearization of North KoreaJapaneseEnglishChineseApr 28 2017
Remarks by H.E. Mr. Fumio KISHIDA, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan At the First Session of the Preparatory Committee for the 2020 NPT Review ConferenceJapaneseEnglishChineseMay 2 2017
Remarks by H.E. Mr. Fumio KISHIDA, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan At the Side Event Hosted by the Hiroshima PrefectureJapaneseEnglishChineseMay 2 2017
G7 Taormina Leaders' CommuniquéJapaneseEnglishChineseMay 27 2017
G7 Taormina Statement on the Fight Against Terrorism and Violent ExtremismJapaneseEnglishChineseMay 27 2017
Italian G7 Presidency, 2017 Report, Nuclear Safety and Security Group (NSSG)JapaneseEnglishChineseMay 27 2017
Joint Statement of the Security Consultative Committee ("2+2" Ministerial Meeting)JapaneseEnglishChineseAug 17 2017

Last Updated: Sep 12 2017