President Abbas meets Japanese parliamentary delegation in Ramallah

RAMALLAH, President Mahmoud Abbas met with a Japanese parliamentary delegation, headed by Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs at Japan’s House of Representatives Wakamiya Kenji, in Ramallah.

President Abbas stressed the depth of relations between the two countries and the keenness of the State of Palestine to strengthen them for the benefit of the two friendly peoples, praising the continuous political and economic support of Japan to the Palestinian people.

For his part, Wakamiya Kenji reiterated Japan’s commitment to the two-state solution and the right of the Palestinian people to establish their state alongside the state of Israel.

He stressed Japan’s commitment to continue their economic support to build the Palestinian institutions as well as to support the corridor of peace and prosperity and the Jericho industrial zone.

The meeting was attended by Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Riyad Malki, and Abbas’ adviser for diplomatic affairs, Majdi al-Khaldi.

The meeting was held in the presence of Japanese Ambassador to Palestine Takeshi Okubo.

Source: Palestinian News & Info Agency