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Appendix: List of important multilateral and bilateral security-related agreements

I. Japan-Australia
2006 Trilateral Strategic Dialogue Joint Statement Australia–Japan–United States
2007 Japan–Australia Joint Foreign and Defence Ministerial Consultations Joint Statement (June 2007)
2007 Japan–Australia Joint Declaration on Security Cooperation (September 2007)
2008 Memorandum on Defence Cooperation between JMOD and DoD Australia (December 2008)
2009 Action Plan to implement the Japan–Australia Joint Declaration on Security Cooperation (December 2009)
2010 Japan–Australia Acquisition and Cross-Servicing Agreement (May 2010) (Extended in January 2017)
2012 Japan–Australia Information Security Agreement (ISA) (May 2012)
2014 Agreement: Transfer of Defense Equipment and Technology (March 2014)
2014 Japan–Australia Economic Partnership Agreement (July 2014)
II. Japan-India
2008 Joint Declaration on Security Cooperation between Japan and India (22 October 2008)
2009 Action Plan to Advance Security Cooperation based on the Joint Declaration on Security Cooperation between Japan and India (29 December 2009)
2011 Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement between Japan and the Republic of India (February 2011)
2014 Tokyo Declaration for Japan–India Special Strategic and Global Partnership (September 2014)
III. Japan-East Asia
2008 ASEAN–Japan Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (April 2008)
2009 Japan–Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement (December 2009)
2009 Agreement between Japan and the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam for an Economic Partnership (October 2009)
2014 The ASEAN–Japan Joint Declaration for Cooperation to Combat Terrorism and Transnational Crime (November 2014)
2015 Japan–Philippines Joint Declaration: A Strengthened Strategic Partnership for Advancing the Shared Principles and Goals of Peace, Security, and Growth in the Region and Beyond (June 2015)
IV. Japan-Europe and NATO
1991 Joint Declaration on Relations between the European Community and its Member States and Japan (July 1991)
2001 Japan–EU Action Plan (2001–2010)
2010 Agreement between the Government of Japan and the NATO on the Security of Information and Material (June 2010)
2013 Japan–France Joint Statement: An ‘exceptional partnership’ for promoting security, growth, innovation and culture (June 2013)
2013 Japan–EU Strategic Partnership Agreement (beginning of negotiations)
2014 UK–Japan Joint Statement: A Dynamic Strategic Partnership for the 21st Century (May 2014)
2015 Japan–France Foreign and Defense Minister’s Meeting Joint Communique (March 2015)
2016 Second Japan–UK Foreign and Defence Ministerial Meeting Joint Statement (January 2016)
2017 Japan–France Foreign and Defense Ministers’ Meeting Joint Communique (January 2017)
2017 EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) finalized (December).

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