Realignment Required

Japan is seeking a permanent seat on the UN Security Council

Peter Schneider
Published: Wednesday, 05/25/2005 12:00 am EDT

"A lot of Japanese like Canada, and a lot of Canadians like Japan," Ambassador Sadaaki Numata says at the outset of a conversation about his desire as his country's top diplomat in Ottawa to reanimate the relationship. "But I think we'd better ask ourselves whether we know enough about each other."

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