Thank you Prime Minister Kishida for welcoming me to Japan. At a time when geopolitical tensions are rising and the nuclear threat is back in focus, Japan’s strong and consistent voice on peace is more important than ever.. Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida says China’s military exercises aimed at Taiwan represent a “grave problem” that threatens regional peace and security.. The House speaker and Japanese Prime Minister Kishida both denounced China’s ongoing military drills near Taiwan, underscoring Japan’s security concerns.. Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi agreed to jointly work to ensure peace and stability in the Taiwan Strait, after her visit to #Taiwan prompted #China to respond with military drills. (via @kyodo_english). Japan’s Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, a native of Hiroshima, attended the commemoration dedicated to the victims of the 1945 atomic bombing. The attack claimed more than 140,000 lives. (Latest news at ).