Strategic Partnership Agreement Japan
However, EU sources warn that the agreement still has a long way to go before it is adopted, with the two sides still not agreeing on the terms and conditions of the Japanese Self-Defense Forces` (SDF) contribution to CSDP missions. Brussels and Tokyo, however, have not yet abandoned the GPA and are now trying to focus on Japanese contributions to civilian CSDP missions. There has been an inevitable shift in political priority to deal with the global pandemic, including measures to address the ongoing pressure on health systems and economic stimulus measures that will continue long after the worst outbreak in their respective countries. However, as stated in the introduction, there was no indication that any of the parties had so far decided to withdraw on certain aspects of the SPA. .