• Kyodo


Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat asked Japan on Saturday to pressure Israel to stop attacking Palestinians, Japanese lawmakers said.

Arafat made the call during a meeting in Ramallah in the Israeli-occupied West Bank with House of Representatives members Goji Sakamoto of the ruling coalition-leading Liberal Democratic Party and Yuriko Koike of the New Conservative Party, an LDP ally.

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