Statement by Press Secretary/Director-General for Press and Public Relations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, on the decision of Israel regarding the expansion of exports from the Gaza Strip

December 10, 2010

The Government of Japan welcomes the decision by the Israeli Government on the approval of the additional measures with a view to the promotion of the expansion of exports from the Gaza Strip. Japan hopes that based on this decision, the export of goods will be fully and promptly implemented for the improvement of economic growth as well as of the social and living conditions in the Gaza Strip. Japan will pay close attention to any developments surrounding this matter.