Japan-Israel Relations

June 15, 2021
  1. On June 14 (June 13 in local time), Mr. Naftali BENNETT, Member of the Knesset, took office as the Prime Minister of the State of Israel. On June 15, Mr. SUGA Yoshihide, Prime Minister of Japan, sent a congratulatory letter to Prime Minister Bennett.
  2. In his letter, Prime Minister Suga extended his congratulations to Prime Minister Bennett and expressed his hope to further deepen the close bilateral relations, as the two countries will be celebrating the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the diplomatic relations next year. Furthermore, recognizing that the progress in the Middle East Peace Process is of paramount importance for peace and stability in the region, Prime Minister Suga conveyed that Japan would spare no effort with a view to achieving a “two-state solution.”

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