Ambassador Sunaga’s keynote speech at the seminar on “Asia Pacific Conference2019: Indo-Pacific and Beyond”

On February 20, H.E. Kazuo Sunaga, Ambassador of Japan to ASEAN, gave a keynote speech at the seminar on “Asia Pacific Conference2019” hosted by Christian University of Indonesia in Jakarta.

In the speech, he explained the history and framework of the Japan-ASEAN relationship, and the current situation and future policy of Japan’s Free and Open Indo-Pacific Strategy (FOIP) along with the seminar’s main theme, “Indo-Pacific and Beyond”. He also answered participants’ questions at the end of this speech.

 Through the speech and the time for questions and answers, participants had an opportunity to get an in-depth understanding about the current environment in the Indo-Pacific region including ASEAN.