"The World and Japan" Database (Project Leader: TANAKA Akihiko)
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National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS); Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia (IASA), The University of Tokyo

[Title] Declaration of the Japanese Goverment on its U.N. membership

[Place] Tokyo
[Date] June 16, 1952
[Source] Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan. Nihon Gaiko Shuyo Bunsyo Nenpyo (1), pp. 524. Official Records of UN Security Council Supplement for April, May and June 1952, pp.19-20.
[Full text]


Tokyo, June 16, 1952.

I, Katsuo Okazaki, Minister for Foreign Affairs having been duly authorized by the Japanese Government, state that the Government of Japan hereby accepts the obligations contained in the Charter of the United Nations, and undertakes to honour them, by all means at its disposal, from the day when Japan becomes a Member of the United Nations.

(Signed) Katsuo Okazaki

Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan