If a private company were to start activities in the area.

Yes, I'm worried ... they're a country that's trying to become a market economy and we need them to take a proper response.

It's a scary country.

We are not planning to release any government-controlled crude oil stocks at this time.

With regards to the area under my jurisdiction, Japan has harmonized its policy with the EU and the United States.

Our country needs to cope with supply disruptions on the international market and we need to prioritise product supply (over crude), ... So we decided to cut mandatory commercial stock levels.

He is a good premier and I want him to continue.

Five state-of-the-art warships equipped with missiles came (to the area) on September 9.

People around the world are wondering whether it's all right to pursue economic activity (in China).