Courtesy Call on Mr. Chiaki Takahashi, State Secretary for Foreign Affairs, by the Medical Assistance Team of Israel
April 11, 2011
- On Monday, April 11, Mr. Chiaki Takahashi, State Secretary for Foreign Affairs of Japan, received a courtesy call by the representatives of the Israeli medical assistance team including BG Shalom Ben-Arye.
- Mr. Takahashi expressed his appreciation for the offer of assistance in the early stages from the Government of Israel after the earthquake and for the sending of the medical assistance team and of aid relief. Also, Mr. Takahashi expressed his appreciation for leaving medical equipments brought from Israel in Minamisanriku Town and stated that doctors in Minamisanriku Town would continue their activities with these equipments.
- The representatives of the medical assistance team expressed their appreciation for the acceptance of the medical assistance team and said that Japan and Israel have become connected with a stronger bond through the activities of the medical assistance team.
- (*This is a provisional translation. The above date denotes the date of the issue of the original press release in Japanese.)