Mireya Solís - Mentions and Appearances
The disparate responses from developing countries to Russia’s aggression against Ukraine have motivated Japan to extend its connectivity strategy in order to promote its vision of a peaceful world order — one where forceful annexation of another country is not tolerated.
[Suggesting that trilateral meetings between China, South Korea, and Japan be revived] is a way to say this is not zero sum and this is not an anti-China development. It’s smart diplomacy to be saying this.
Just as the mettle of the TPP project has been tested by the United States, now it will be tested by China.
Even though Abenomics did not achieve all of its goals, [...] it was an important step forward. There was progress.
Not all of [Abe Shinzo's] initiatives were novel ideas [...] But he was the one that was able to see them through, largely because of the political stability that he brought.
The fact that Biden has kept engaged in diplomatic outreach with Asia, hosted the ASEAN summit and will visit South Korea and Japan and have the Quad leaders summit shows that the focus on the Indo-Pacific will remain.
[The Biden administration is launching its new Indo-Pacific Economic Framework to deepen engagement with the region, but] it's a halfway effort if you're not prepared to talk about a real trade agreement with actionable, binding commitments towards economic integration.
[Japan can teach America lessons on] how you diminish some vulnerabilities, while still not talking about wholesale decoupling.
On July 7, Mireya Solís joined EAI for a discussion on the effects of US-China strategic competition on the trade order, the CPTPP, and the steps Korea should take in the changing trade order.
[Prime Minister Suga's visit to Washington] is a precious opportunity to boost his credentials as an adept steward of the U.S.-Japan alliance, at a time when domestic political support for his administration has dwindled.