Press Releases

Recent developments surrounding Israel and Palestine
(Statement by Press Secretary ONO Hikariko)

April 21, 2022
  1. Since last month, acts of violence and clashes have led to a large number of casualties in Israel and Palestine, including in Jerusalem. Japan is following the growing tensions with grave concern.
  2. Provocative actions that escalate tensions only work to exacerbate the situation. Japan strongly calls for restraint and stresses that the sanctity of the holy place should be respected.

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