Palestinian president meets Japanese parliamentary delegation in Ramallah

August 19, 2019 Off By Web Desk

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas met here on Sunday with a Japanese parliamentary delegation, headed by Wakamiya Kenji, chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs at Japan’s House of Representatives.

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. He also praised 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 also 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 Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad Malki and Presidential Adviser for Diplomatic Affairs Majdi al-Khaldi, alongside Japanese Ambassador to Palestine Takeshi Okubo.

Source: International Islamic News Agency