Canada and Japan ‘need each other very much,’ says Yasuhisa Kawamura.
Japanese ambassador to Canada Yasuhisa Kawamura, who arrived in November 2019 for his head of mission duties, said since his two-week honeymoon in Canada three decades ago he’s long wished to be posted here
The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Japan’s new ambassador to Canada says his country can be the “best bridge-builder” in the Asia Pacific and he’d like to see the two close countries develop more “concrete” connections.
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