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  • Japan – Situation of the hostages (21.01.15)

    France strongly condemns the kidnapping of two Japanese citizens, for which Daesh has claimed responsibility, and the threats that have been issued to execute them. It expresses its wholehearted solidarity with Japan.

  • Laurent Fabius’s visit to Japan (04-05.10.14)

    The main goal of the visit is to highlight the richness of French-Japanese cultural relations. During the fourth edition of the “Nuit blanche” event in Kyoto, Mr. Laurent Fabius will inaugurate on October 4 the renovated Villa Kujoyama, a unique French residence for artists in Asia and a symbolic venue for cultural dialogue between France and Japan.

  • Japan – Entry into force of the 1980 Hague Convention (02.04.14)

    France welcomes the entry into force in Japan on April 1, 2014, of the 1980 Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction. This convention provides for cooperation between the central authorities of our two countries in order to ensure the swift return of children to their country of usual residence as well as the enforcement of visiting rights.



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