EU first time adopted a declaration on digital partnership-UPDATED

Ursula von der Leyen, European Commission President, t Charles Michel,  European Council President and Fumio Kishida, Japanese Prime Minister

© APA | Ursula von der Leyen, European Commission President, t Charles Michel, European Council President and Fumio Kishida, Japanese Prime Minister

# 12 May 2022 08:00 (UTC +04:00)

Japan and the European Union have adopted a joint declaration on the launch of a digital partnership following a summit in Tokyo today, said Ursula von der Leyen, European Commission (EC) President in a joint press conference with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and EU Council President Charles Michel. APA reports citing TASS.

"At this summit, we have taken a number of important steps. First of all, the EU and Japan are starting a digital partnership, ”she said.

This is the EU's first such partnership with any country in the world. According to the head of the EC, the agreement should reveal the potential for cooperation in this area and help ensure a successful transition to digitalization, which will lead to prosperity and sustainable development.

Michel and von der Leyen traveled to Japan to attend the regular summit.

The President of the Council of Europe will also visit Hiroshima on May 13.

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Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said on Thursday that Japan and the European Union had agreed to further their cooperation with respect to Russia, as the conflict in Ukraine continues and sanctions on Russia tighten.

In a joint news conference held in Tokyo, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, European Council President Charles Michel, and Kishida said they would condemn Russia and continue discussions on how to maximise the various partnerships currently in place, including in energy.

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