Administrator Samantha Power’s Meeting with Suzuki Takako, Japanese State Minister of Foreign Affairs

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For Immediate Release

Tuesday, December 21, 2021
Office of Press Relations
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The below is attributable to Spokesperson Rebecca Chalif:

On December 20, Administrator Samantha Power met with Japanese State Minister for Foreign Affairs Suzuki Takako. Administrator Power thanked State Minister Suzuki for Japan’s leadership and commitments at the 2021 Nutrition for Growth Summit and for its ongoing support to COVAX and the global COVID-19 response. Administrator Power and Minister Suzuki discussed the importance of accelerating efforts to turn COVID-19 vaccines into vaccinations through expanded vaccine readiness and delivery support. They also discussed collaboration on addressing critical development needs in Central America and, through the US-Japan-Australia Trilateral Infrastructure Partnership, on mobilizing infrastructure investment in the Indo-Pacific.

Last updated: August 02, 2022

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