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Thursday, May 9, 2019

Attorney General William Barr Meets with Minister of Justice of Japan

On Friday, May 3, 2019, Attorney General William Barr met with Japanese Minister of Justice Takashi Yamashita at the Justice Department in Washington, DC.  The dialogue focused on the nations’ shared commitment to combatting cybercrime and transnational organized crime. The Attorney General and Minister also discussed other areas of law enforcement cooperation between the two countries. The Attorney General welcomed Japan’s recent accession to the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime (UNTOC).

Attorney General William Barr Meets with Minister of Justice of Japan

Photo credit: U.S. Department of Justice

 

Press Release Number: 
19-501
Updated May 9, 2019