November 28, 2022 18:41 GMT
US And Japan To Launch Energy Security Dialogue
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Assistant Secretary Geoffrey Pyatt of the US State Department Bureau of Energy Resources will travel to Japan this week to launch the Japan-U.S. Energy Security Dialogue and hold meetings with Japanese"government officials and energy sector leaders to advance bilateral and commercial energy relationship."
- According to the US State Department: "The Assistant Secretary will... engage with key stakeholders to advance joint objectives on energy security, the clean energy transition, and our joint commitment as G7 member states to support the resilience and recovery of Ukraine’s energy infrastructure..."
- Javiar Blas at Bloomberg writes: "Tokyo will chair the Group of Seven nations in 2023, giving it a powerful pulpit to shape the global agenda. Japan hasn’t yet announced its G7 priorities, but I hear from diplomats in Asia that energy security will be a big one."
- Japan’s minister of economy, trade and industry Yasutoshi Nishimura, said at the G20 summit in Bali, Indonesia this month: “Countries share the goal of achieving carbon neutrality while at the same time ensuring a stable energy supply.”