The Prime Ministers of Japan and the UK held a summit meeting in Japan in April 2012 and produced a joint statement during the British Prime Minister, David Cameron’s, visit to Japan. The ‘Japan-UK Framework on Civil Nuclear Energy Cooperation’, which was annexed to the joint statement, states that Japan and the UK decided to launch an annual dialogue at senior level to strengthen bilateral cooperation across the full range of civil nuclear activities. The first Annual Japan-UK Nuclear Dialogue was held on 4th and 5th October 2012 in Tokyo, Japan. The second Annual Dialogue was hosted by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) in London, UK on 30th and 31st October 2013.
The third Annual meeting was hosted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan in Tokyo, Japan on 9th and 10th October 2014.