Japan-Israel Relations

May 10, 2022
Prime Minister KISHIDA
  1. On May 5, Prime Minister Kishida delivered a congratulatory video message at the reception hosted by H.E. Mr. Isaac HERZOG, President of the State of Israel, on the occasion of the 74th Anniversary of the Independence of the State of Israel.
  2. A number of Heads of State and Government including from the Honorable Joseph R. Biden, Jr., President of the United States of America also sent a message of congratulation to the same reception.

< Prime Minister Kishida’s message>

I am KISHIDA Fumio, Prime Minister of Japan.
Your Excellency Mr. Isaac Herzog, President of the State of Israel, and the people of Israel,
Let me extend my sincere congratulations on the occasion of the 74th anniversary of the independence of the State of Israel.

We are commemorating the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations this year. I am determined to lift the Japan-Israel relations to a new height and to contribute toward the realization of the Middle East Peace.

I wish further progress and prosperity of Israel and great happiness of the people of Israel.

Thank you.

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