[global network military report] Kyodo News Agency reported on August 20 that Japanese Defense Minister Taro Kono was coordinating with U.S. Defense Minister Taro Kono in the direction of his visit to U.S. Guam on August 29 and holding talks with U.S. Defense Secretary esper, according to Kyodo News Agency on August 20. Kono did not visit abroad after attending the international conference in Germany in February due to the expansion of Xinguan epidemic, which will be his first overseas visit in half a year, according to the report. Japan and the United States may exchange views on the new missile deterrence measures being explored by the Japanese government after abandoning the land-based Aegis system plan for the land-based missile interception system. Kono will take a self defense force plane to Guam. The talks are scheduled to be held at the US military base. Like the foreign minister mauki minchong, who has visited the UK and other places, the Japanese government will not allow Kono to be isolated at home for two weeks for the sake of epidemic prevention.