Public Papers of George Bush, 1991

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Author: George Bush  | Date: January 14, 1991

Statement by Press Secretary Fitzwater on the President’s Meeting
With Foreign Minister Taro Nakayama of Japan
January 14, 1991

The President met with Foreign Minister Nakayama for approximately one-haft hour this afternoon. The Foreign Minister presented Prime Minister Kaifu’s greeting to the President and reaffirmed Japan’s commitment to the U.N. Security Council resolutions calling for the complete, immediate, and unconditional withdrawal of Iraq from Kuwait. The President noted that the coalition must remain steadfast and implement the U.N. resolutions. The President strongly urged Japan to provide the maximum cooperation possible in the Gulf.

The Foreign Minister noted that Japan, as an ally and good friend, would hilly support the United States as the crisis continues to unfold. The Foreign Minister announced that Japan was assuming all of the start-up costs for the U.N. refugee program being put in place, on a contingency basis, in the Middle East.

The President reaffirmed his intention to visit Japan as soon as circumstances permit.

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Chicago: George Bush, "Statement by Press Secretary Fitzwater on the President’s Meeting With Foreign Minister Taro Nakayama of Japan," Public Papers of George Bush, 1991 in Federal Register Division. National Archives and Records Service, Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States, George Bush, 1989 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1956-), Pp.1670-1671 Original Sources, accessed October 4, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=L985K5Q6BDP645T.

MLA: Bush, George. "Statement by Press Secretary Fitzwater on the President’s Meeting With Foreign Minister Taro Nakayama of Japan." Public Papers of George Bush, 1991, in Federal Register Division. National Archives and Records Service, Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States, George Bush, 1989 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1956-), Pp.1670-1671, Original Sources. 4 Oct. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=L985K5Q6BDP645T.

Harvard: Bush, G, 'Statement by Press Secretary Fitzwater on the President’s Meeting With Foreign Minister Taro Nakayama of Japan' in Public Papers of George Bush, 1991. cited in , Federal Register Division. National Archives and Records Service, Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States, George Bush, 1989 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1956-), Pp.1670-1671. Original Sources, retrieved 4 October 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=L985K5Q6BDP645T.