Japan Welcomes New Iraqi Government and Pledges Support to Fight ‘Islamic State’

Monday, September 15, 2014

Tokyo- PanOrient News

The Japanese government welcomed the formation of the "inclusive new government in Iraq led by Prime Minister Dr. Haider Al-Abadi" and said it expects him to lead initiatives aimed at national reconciliation and national unity in Iraq.

A statement by Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida said the government of Japan intends to exchange views with the new Iraqi government regarding cooperation aimed at further enhancing bilateral relations and dealing with the various challenges facing the Middle East region.

Foreign Minister Kishida also pledged that the government will continue to support Iraq’s fight against terrorism by armed insurgents, beginning with the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), along with supporting this fight against terrorism in partnership with the international community.

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