Feb. 29, 2024

Japan Urges Israel to Agree Gaza Ceasefire

Tokyo, Feb. 28 (Jiji Press)--Japan on Wednesday urged Israel to swiftly agree a humanitarian ceasefire in the Palestinian territory of the Gaza Strip, the Foreign Ministry said.

Japan to Resume Cultural Exchanges with Russia

Tokyo, Feb. 28 (Jiji Press)--Japan will resume cultural and people-to-people exchanges with Russia this year, ending the suspension due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Japanese Ambassador to Russia Akira Muto said Wednesday.

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