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Ka•wa•gu•chi

(ˌkɑ wəˈgu tʃi)

n.
a city on SE Honshu, in central Japan, N of Tokyo. 439,000.
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Meanwhile, South Korean Foreign Affairs and Trade Minister Ban Ki Moon, in a separate meeting with Kawaguchi, also expressed full support for Koizumi's trip to North Korea, a senior official from Ban's ministry told reporters.
Foreign Minister Yoriko Kawaguchi on Monday condemned the killing of the head of the Iraqi Governing Council, saying the Japanese government is outraged by such an act.
Secretary of State Colin Powell told Japanese Foreign Minister Yoriko Kawaguchi on Friday that the United States supports Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi's planned visit to North Korea next week, a Japanese official said.
Japanese Foreign Minister Yoriko Kawaguchi on Saturday reiterated Japan's protest over last week's landing by Chinese activists on a disputed island in the East China Sea, while Chinese leaders again urged Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi not to visit the war-related Yasukuni Shrine, Japanese officials said.
But visiting Japanese Foreign Minister Yoriko Kawaguchi and Chinese State Councilor Tang Jiaxuan, who is in charge of foreign affairs, remained apart in their meeting on the issues of a chain of disputed islands and Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi's repeated visits to Tokyo's war-related Yasukuni Shrine, the official said.
Expressing support in a meeting with Japanese Foreign Minister Yoriko Kawaguchi, Ping also agreed on the need to reform the United Nations so that it can better deal with the world affairs of today, the official said.
Japanese Foreign Minister Yoriko Kawaguchi said Sunday she has agreed with Chinese Foreign Minister Li Zhaoxing to have regular trilateral dialogue involving China, Japan and South Korea to strengthen cooperation on regional issues such as North Korea's nuclear ambitions.
Foreign Minister Yoriko Kawaguchi said Friday she will visit China on April 3-4 to discuss bilateral relations as well as the North Korean nuclear standoff with Chinese Foreign Minister Li Zhaoxing.
Foreign Minister Yoriko Kawaguchi became ill Thursday due to ''extreme fatigue,'' leaving from a Diet session and canceling all her duties in the afternoon, Foreign Ministry officials said.
Foreign Minister Yoriko Kawaguchi and visiting South Korean Foreign Affairs and Trade Minister Ban Ki Moon also agreed in their meeting that such bilateral issues as a dispute over Takeshima Island should not hinder bilateral efforts to establish future-oriented relations, the official said.
Foreign Minister Yoriko Kawaguchi said Friday that North Korea has not yet accepted Japan's call for bilateral talks on the issue of Japanese nationals abducted by the North decades ago.
Foreign Minister Yoriko Kawaguchi on Monday told Russian Ambassador to Japan Alexander Losyukov that Japan hopes to accelerate negotiations on concluding a peace treaty with Russia, a Japanese official said.