Jordan’s King receives a courtesy call from Japan FM

Tokyo – Jordan’s King Abdullah II, who is in Japan on an official visit, received a courtesy call from Japan’s Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi on Monday.

According to the Japanese foreign ministry, they discussed topics including the situation in the Middle East, especially the connection between Israel and Palestine, the situation in Ukraine, and events in East Asia, including reactions to North Korea.

The King and Minister Hayashi decided to keep working closely together to promote regional and international peace and stability.

In welcoming King Abdullah and Queen Rania to Japan, Hayashi said that Japan values its relationship with Jordan as a pillar of stability and peace in the Middle East and that Japan would like to further strengthen this relationship by utilising the momentum created by the King and Queen’s visit.

King Abdullah responded by thanking the Japanese side for their gracious hospitality and expressing his pleasure at returning to Japan and his willingness to use his trip to promote the two countries’ bilateral ties.