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Japan to provide $26 million in aid to South Sudan and other nations

  • March 15, 2017
  • , Mainichi
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Mainichi wrote that Foreign Minister Kishida told a news conference on Tuesday that Japan will provide $26 million in emergency aid to fight famine in six African and Middle Eastern nations, including $6 million for South Sudan. The aid for South Sudan comes after the recent GOJ announcement to withdraw SDF troops from the UN peacekeeping operations in the nation. The other recipients of the aid will be Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria, Somalia, and Yemen. Kishida stated that Japan will provide assistance swiftly in response to the international community’s extreme concern about the famine.

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