Palestinian National Authority Requests Support from Japan
Tokyo, April 14 (PL) -Palestinian National Authority President, Mahmud Abas, met today with Japanese Prime Minister, Yoshihiko Noda, who offered his support to find lasting peace in the Middle East, according to Kyodo news agency.
Noda told Abas about the need for a dialogue between Palestinians and Israelis to look for lasting peace in the area.
The Palestinian statesman, currently visiting the Asian country, said he is happy that Japan is recovering from the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami that killed 19 thousand people and disappeared and a nuclear crisis at the Fukushima nuclear power station.
Before the end of his three day stay in the Asian country, Abás will also meet with Japan's International Cooperation Agency President, Akihiko Tanaka, to discuss assistance to the Palestinians.