On Monday, His Majesty King Abdullah II, discussed the deep-rooted ties between Jordan and Japan and means of bolstering the strategic partnership with the Japanese Prime Minister, Kishida Fumio, over the phone.
His Majesty reaffirmed Jordan’s keenness to continue expanding bilateral cooperation, in the best interest of the two countries and peoples.
Discussions also covered the latest regional and international developments of mutual concern.
Notably, Senate President, Faisal Fayez, met with Japanese Ambassador to Jordan, Hidenao Yanagi, last week and discussed prospects for closer cooperation in economic, tourism, investment and other fields. Fayez noted the deep-rooted Jordanian-Japanese relations, which His Majesty King Abdullah II is keen to maintain. He also took the opportunity to express appreciation to Tokyo’s economic support of Jordan.
Discussions also addressed the situation in the region and the need to find solutions to crises, especially the Palestinian issue. Fayez reiterated Jordan’s support of peace efforts and the Palestinian people’s right to establish an independent state with East Jerusalem as its capital. He also stressed that a two-state solution is the way to ending the Arab-Israeli conflict.
The Japanese Ambassador expressed his country’s recognition of the Jordanian humanitarian and moral role, led by His Majesty King Abdullah II, in the quest to achieve regional security and stability as well as hosting refugees and providing a decent life for them.
Yanagi also underlined Tokyo’s commitment to supporting Jordan in many fields and to further cooperate and coordinate with the Kingdom on the various issues.
Source: Royal Hashemite Court