Japan Welcomes NCA Election in Tunisia

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Tokyo- (PanOrient News) Japan welcomed the Tunisian October 23 election for the National Constituent Assembly (NCA) and said this event was the first step in the country's process of democratization.

A statement by the Foreign Ministry in Tokyo said that in order to support Tunisia's reform and democratization efforts, Japan had dispatched an election monitoring team headed by Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs Kazuyuki Hamada.

The team reported that citizens had participated ...

Full Text of Japan, Qatar Joint Statement on Deepening Economic Relations

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Tokyo- (PanOrient News) Japan and Qatar on Tuesday agreed to expand cooperation in infrastructure, energy projects to facilitate mutual investment. At an annual Japan-Qatar Joint Economic Committee meeting in Tokyo, the Qatari side pledged to keep supplying oil and liquefied natural gas to Japan.

The annual meeting was attended by visiting Qatari Deputy Premier Abdullah bin Hamad al-Attiyah, Energy Minister Mohamed bin Saleh al-Sada, Japanese Foreign Minister Koichiro Gemba, and Economy, Tr...

Japan Urges Yemen Not to Use Force Against Peaceful Demonstrators

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Tokyo- (PanOrient News) Japan today "strongly urged" the government of Yemen to respond to peaceful demonstrators in a restrained manner and to refrain from the use of violence against them.

A statement by the Foreign Ministry in Tokyo expressed "great regret at the deaths totaling more than 300 people and a large number of injuries resulting from a series of incidents in Yemen when the Yemen security forces and others on Sunday (September 18) and Monday (September 19) opened fire on demon...

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