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FM Kono meets Palestinian counterpart to discuss sustainable economic development

  • June 27, 2018
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

Foreign Minister Taro Kono met with Palestinian National Authority Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki in Bangkok on June 26. They agreed that sustainable economic development is important for Palestine.


Kono indicated Japan’s plan to undertake unique aid projects for Palestine by developing an industrial park for processing agricultural products and providing training in IT. Maliki hailed the industrial park project, stating that “it will be a success story that will serve as a model for other countries.” He also expressed high expectations for the IT aid project.

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