Obama brings up Hague Convention issue in talks with Noda

September 22, 2011

President Obama finally seems to be talking about this issue with the prime minister of Japan.  The first U.S. president to do so.

http://moderntokyotimes.com/2011/09/23/president-obama-praises-japan-and-its-effort-to-sign-the-hague-convention/

 

http://www.debito.org/?p=9398

Here is a youtube link with Assistant Secretary Kurt Campbell’s comments about the meeting, in which he states that the need to address existing cases was also discussed when President Obama and Prime Minister Noda met:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UsAI3C_1zOY

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