In 2015, Abe and Emperor Akihito had lunch (Nikkei Shimbun, Japan)
Overseas Network, Oct. 12 - Japan will hold the inauguration ceremony of the new emperor on Oct. 22, inviting politicians and diplomats from more than 190 countries and international organizations to attend. At that time, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will hold separate talks with some 50 countriespoliticians and conduct marathon talks with more than a dozen people every day.
According to Kyodo News Agency and Current Affairs News Agency of Japan on November 11, Japanese government officials revealed that Japan will hold the ceremony of emperors Ritual Hall of Succession on the 22nd. From 21 to 25, except for the four days on the 22nd ceremony, Abe will hold marathon talks with more than a dozen politicians every day at Tokyo Yuanchisai Hotel. He intends to promote Japan and other countries in a festive atmosphere. Friendly diplomacy.
In May, Emperor Naruhito of Japan attended the ceremony in imperial residence (Kyodo News Agency)
Among 195 countries recognized by Japan, except Syria, Japans Ministry of Foreign Affairs sent invitations to 194 countries, the United Nations and the European Union. More than 190 countries and international organizations will visit Japan.
Japanese media said that Turkish President Erdogan, Thai Prime Minister Bayu, US Transport Minister Zhao Xiaolan, Myanmar State Minister and Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi will attend the inauguration ceremony.
Li Luoyuan (C) spoke at the meeting (Korean Central Daily)
South Korean President Wen zaiyin will not attend the ceremony because of the increasingly fierce dispute between Japan and South Korea. At present, Japan and South Korea are negotiating whether to let South Korean Prime Minister Lee Luoyuan attend the ceremony. Li Luoyuan is a well-known Japanese Zhi-Japanese Prime Minister in Japan. Relevant personages of Japans Ministry of Foreign Affairs said: In terms of the current Japan-ROK relations, Prime Minister Li Luoyuans participation is the best.
Among the royal families of all countries, Prince Charles of the United Kingdom, William and Alexander of the Netherlands and Philip of Belgium will attend.
The last ceremony of the emperors inauguration ceremony was held in November 1990, when representatives of 158 countries and 2 international organizations attended. Japanese Prime Minister Junshu Hai held talks with Vice President Quayle of the United States and President Lukiyanov of the Supreme Soviet Union as leaders of 58 countries and an international body.