President Barroso met Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe
EU News 259/2014
4 June 2014
Today, just ahead of the G7 summit in Brussels, President Barroso met with Japan's Prime Minister Shinzō Abe.
In follow-up to the EU-Japan Summit on 7th May, leaders discussed the ongoing negotiations on a Free Trade Agreement (FTA), the fifth round of Strategic Partnership Agreement (SPA) negotiations which has been scheduled for 23-25 June, and finally the enhanced cooperation on Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP).
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Handshake between Shinzō Abe, Herman van Rompuy and José Manuel Barroso (in the foreground, from right to left) Date: 04/06/2014 Reference: P-025720/00-07 Location: Brussels - Council/Justus Lipsius (C)EU, 2014 URL