Japan’s Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi will skip a meeting of G20 foreign ministers due to take place in New Delhi, India, this week, a Japanese government official said.
State Minister for Foreign Affairs Kenji Yamada will represent Japan at the meetings scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday, the foreign ministry said in a statement.
Hayashi will attend an in-person meeting of representatives from the Quad countries – the United States, India, Australia and Japan – in India on Friday, the ministry said.-Reuters
(Reporting by John Geddie and Kantaro Komiya; Editing by Edmund Klamann)
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