“The President will undertake a one-day working visit to Japan on June 24. The President will deliver the keynote address at The Consolidation for Peace for Mindanao conference in Hiroshima organized by the Japan International Cooperation Agency and the Research and Education for Peace of the Universiti Sains Malaysia,” foreign affairs said in a press release.
“During the visit, the President will meet with Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. The meeting is an opportunity for the two leaders to exchange views on recent regional developments and to discuss areas of cooperation to enhance the Philippines-Japan Strategic Partnership,” it added.
“I’m sure the President will be updating the Prime Minister on the status of our case [filed against China in the international tribunal],” Foreign Affairs spokesman Charles Jose said during a briefing in the palace.
“We can see so much developments happening in the South China Sea, East China Sea. So I’m sure they will be sharing views and exchanging views on this issue,” Jose said.