Japanese envoy hopes to remember idealism

Kaoru Ishikawa has no doubts what his job in Ottawa is: "I say to myself that results are important; we must bring results.

Monica Fosado
Published: Wednesday, 10/20/2010 12:00 am EDT
Last Updated: Sunday, 04/28/2013 12:00 am EDT

Kaoru Ishikawa has no doubts what his job in Ottawa is: "I say to myself that results are important; we must bring results. That is what diplomats are for." Yet he isn't afraid to set some lofty goals, arguing that "we should not forget idealism."

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