Egyptian Ambassador to Japan: Egyptians Seek a Secular and Democratic State
Saturday, September 28, 2013
By Mayako Shibata
Tokyo - (PanOrient News) Egypt is on the right path for democratization and the will of the people shall prevail, Egyptian Ambassador to Japan Mr. Hisham El-Zimaity said.
Referring to US president Obama's statement made at the 68th United Nations' General Assembly a few hours earlier, Ambassador El-Zimaity told an audience of Japanese journalists and Middle East experts that President Obama mentioned that former President "Morsi was democratically elected but proved unw...
Oliver Stone Urges Japan to Distance Itself from the U.S., Apologize to China
Thursday, August 15, 2013
By Angela Kubo
Tokyo- (PanOrient News) American Director Oliver Stone called on Japan to disassociate itself from the United States’ Status of Forces’ Agreement, and to move away from the United States’ nuclear umbrella.
Referring to the atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki at the end of the WW2, Stone said at a press conference at the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Japan on Monday, “We find everything that’s wrong with the United States today.”
Japan Denounces Israel Construction Plans in the West Bank and East Jerusalem
Wednesday, August 14, 2013
Tokyo- (PanOrient News) The Japanese government "deeply" deplored Israeli plans to construct about 2000 housing units in the Jewish settlements of the West Bank and East Jerusalem, and called upon Israel to stop their plans for the sake of progress in the peace process.
A statement by the Foreign Ministry in Tokyo today said the continued settlement activity of the Israeli Government clearly goes against the efforts of the parties involved and could greatly impact the recently resumed peac...