• Kyodo


Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida has pledged $12 million in additional aid to Palestine as part of an effort to advance peace in the region.

Kishida made the pledge during an enlarged “Quartet” meeting on the Middle East peace process in New York on Wednesday. The United States, the European Union, Russia, the United Nations and other partner countries such as Japan, China, Egypt and Saudi Arabia took part in the meeting.

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