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Japan and Jordan announced continued cooperation in the Gaza Strip.

Japan and Jordan announced continued cooperation in the Gaza Strip.

Japanese Foreign Minister Yoko Kamikawa and her counterpart from Jordan during the meeting emphasized their intention to continue close cooperation in order to improve the humanitarian situation in the Gaza Strip and implement the humanitarian pause.

“They confirmed their intention to continue cooperation in order to ensure the safety of the civilian population, improve the humanitarian situation as a priority goal, as well as to implement a humanitarian pause that would contribute to this, as well as with the goal of constant interaction to mitigate the situation as soon as possible,” it is noted in a press release from the Japanese Foreign Ministry following the meeting.

In addition, Kamikawa, in a conversation with Ayman al-Safadi, reiterated that “given the dire humanitarian situation in the Gaza Strip, especially the fact that children who had a future, women and the elderly were sacrificed, Japan is preparing to provide additional humanitarian assistance of approximately $65 million, as well as essential goods for Palestine through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in addition to a 10 million yen aid package.

The Japanese Foreign Minister also thanked her colleague from Jordan for the assistance provided in evacuating Japanese citizens from the region.