Fumio Kishida : Japanese PM likely to show up at Glasgow climate summit in person

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Tokyo, Oct 24 : Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida is planning to attend the climate summit that is expected to kick off in Glasgow, Scotland at the end of October, the NHK broadcaster reports.

Kishida is currently making arrangements for a visit to the United Kingdom after Japan’s lower house election is over on October 31 and is also likely to hold talks with world leaders on the sidelines of the COP26 summit.

If these plans are carried through, it will be Kishida’s first overseas trip after taking office, NHK said on Saturday.

The 26th Conference of the Parties (COP26) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change is set to take place on October 31 – November 12 in Glasgow, United Kingdom. The climate summit will be attended by representatives of around 200 countries, including world leaders.


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