Japan-Jordan Foreign Ministers' Meeting
April 25, 2018
On April 25, commencing at 10:50 a.m. for approximately 20 minutes, Mr. Taro Kono, Minister for Foreign Affairs held a bilateral meeting with H.E. Mr. Ayman Safadi, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan on the margin of .the Brussel Conference on “Supporting the future of Syria and the Region”.The overview of the meeting is as follows:
- Minister Kono expressed his pleasure to meet Mr.Safadi again and told that Japan, fully understanding Jordan’s burden by accepting a number of Syrian refugees, would announce additional emergency grant assistance of 14 million USD, which includes the assistance for Jordan in today’s Conference. In reply Minister Safadi expressed his gratitude for the Japanese assistance.
- Two Ministers exchanged views on Middle East issues including the Middle East Peace Process and Syria as well as the situation in North Korea.