Sen. Rick Scott Meets with Japanese Foreign Affairs and Defense Ministers, Economics and Trade Vice-Minister in Tokyo

July 6, 2022

TOKYO, JAPAN – Today, while visiting Tokyo, Japan, Senator Rick Scott met with Japan’s Foreign Affairs Minister, Yoshimasa Hayashi, Defense Minister, Nobuo Kishi, and Vice-Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, Kazuchika Iwata, to discuss U.S.-Japan relations. The conversations focused on strengthening commercial relations and trade among mutual allies, U.S.-Japan national defense agreements and combatting aggression from Communist China and Russia. Senator Scott’s meetings in Japan follow his visit to South Korea earlier this week where he spent time with military members and their families and took part in Fourth of July celebrations at U.S. Army Garrison Humphreys.