Notice to the Press
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
November 8, 2013


Japanese Ambassador to the United States His Excellency Kenichiro Sasae and Mrs. Sasae will host a reception for U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy and Dr. Edwin Schlossberg on Tuesday, November 12. Secretary of State John Kerry will deliver brief remarks at the reception.

The event will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the Japanese Ambassador’s Residence.
4000 Nebraska Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20016.

The event is open to the press but as space is limited media interested in covering the event must RSVP to Mr. Koichiro Kawaguchi at koichiro.kawaguchi@mofa.go.jp. Media that can be accommodated will receive a confirmation email.

Media must arrive by 4:45 p.m.

Media representatives may attend this event upon presentation of one of the following: (1) A U.S. Government-issued identification card (Department of State, White House, Congress, Department of Defense or Foreign Press Center), (2) a media-issued photo identification card, or (3) a letter from their employer on letterhead verifying their employment as a journalist, accompanied by an official photo identification card (driver's license, passport).

For further information, please contact the Department of State Office of Press Relations at (202) 647-2492.



PRN: 2013/1374