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

[Title] Video Message by Prime Minister KISHIDA Fumio on the Occasion of Ukraine's Independence Day

[Date] August 25, 2023
[Source] Cabinet Public Relations Office, Cabinet Secretariat
[Notes] Provisional translation
[Full text]

From Japan, here I express my heartfelt congratulations on the Independence Day of Ukraine.

Japan will continue to strongly support Ukraine, both from the public and private sectors.

Japan is always standing by you, the Ukrainians, who are defending freedom, a basic value of us all.