Foreign Minister Yoriko Kawaguchi's Visit to Israel and Palestinian Autonomous Areas
Ms. Yoriko Kawaguchi, Minister for Foreign Affairs, visited Israel and the Palestinian Autonomous Areas from June 7 (Fri) to 10 (Mon).
Ms. Kawaguchi had talks with the leadership of both sides to urge them to realize a ceasefire and to show Japan's stance toward the ceasefire and the resumption of peace negotiations.
This was the first visit by a Japanese Foreign Minister to Israel and the Palestinian Autonomous Areas since the visit by the then Minister for Foreign Affairs Masahiko Koumura in January 1999.
|June 7 (Fri)||Departure from Tokyo|
|June 8 (Sat)||Arrival at Tel Aviv
Meeting with leaders of the Palestinian Autonomous Areas
|June 9 (Sun)||Meeting with the leaders of Israel
Departure from Tel Aviv
|June 10 (Mon)||Arrival at Tokyo|
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