Sun. Jul 14th, 2024

WARSAW, Poland — Japanese Overseas Minister Yoko Kamikawa met with high officers in Poland on Monday to strengthen ties with the NATO nation, which borders Ukraine.

Kamikawa conferred with Overseas Minister Radek Sikorski in Warsaw and a positioned a wreath on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. She additionally was scheduled to satisfy President Andrzej Duda.

She started her go to to Poland on Saturday, however interrupted it to make an unannounced go to to Ukraine, the place she pledged Japan’s continued help for the nation because it tries to defend itself in opposition to Russia’s full-scale invasion. Japan introduced throughout her go to that it could contribute $37 million to the NATO belief fund to offer Ukraine with drone detection methods.

In Warsaw, Kamikawa informed reporters throughout a brief information briefing that she went to Ukraine to indicate Japan’s “enduring solidarity with Ukraine” and praised Poland for its position in serving to Ukrainian refugees.

“Japan will proceed to work with Poland to finish Russia’s aggression in opposition to Ukraine as quickly as attainable and to deliver a simply and lasting peace to Ukraine,” she stated, in feedback translated by an interpreter.

Each she and Sikorski stated at a information convention that Japan and Poland are robust strategic companions who intend to strengthen their ties additional.

Kamikawa stated that the 2 nations are united by their values and rules, and famous that their talks additionally centered on the state of affairs in East Asia.

Sikorski stated that he expressed condolences to the minister over an earthquake on the Noto Peninsula that left at the least 168 lifeless and dozens lacking and a lethal collision of a big passenger aircraft and a Japanese coast guard plane.

“I’ve already expressed our condolences to the minister for the tragic earthquake on the Noto Peninsula and for the airplane accident, whereas congratulating her on such a clean evacuation, because of which so many human lives had been saved. I guarantee you of our solidarity with Japan in these troublesome occasions,” Sikorski stated.

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