The 21st Japan-EU (European Union) Summit will be held in Tokyo on Monday, March 25. What can we expect?
Past performance does not offer much cause for optimism. In 1991 both sides signed the Japan-EU Joint Declaration, which was followed in 2001 with a 10 year Action Plan. Now after more than 20 years since the Declaration not much action has followed. Even the action plan itself expired in 2011.
However, there may be reasons to hope for this relationship to pick up. Japan has Continue reading