The EU-Japan summit, which will be taking place today 25th of April, will bring together EU and Japanese leaders to discuss trade, strategic cooperation, and preparations for the G20 summit.
The EU will be represented by Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, and by Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission. Japan will be represented by Prime Minister Shinzō Abe.
Both sides will take stock of the implementation of the EU-Japan free trade agreement and the EU-Japan strategic partnership agreement.
EU and Japan leaders are expected to discuss closer cooperation in several areas, such as connectivity and climate change. Leaders are also expected to address foreign policy issues in EU’s and Japan’s respective neighbourhoods.
The summit will also be an occasion to prepare the G20 summit. It will take place in Osaka on 28-29 June 2019.
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