Japanese PM: We Won’t Move Our Embassy To Yerushalayim

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told Palestinian Authority chairman Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday that his country would not move its Israeli embassy to Yerushalayim.

According to the report, the Japanese premier reasserted his country’s support for the creation of an independent Palestinian state within the framework of the “two-state solution”.

Read more at Arutz Sheva.

{Matzav.com}

8 COMMENTS

  1. Why in the world would Japan refuse to move its embassy? Well, if you must know…

    Google search: Where does japan get its oil from?
    First result: Japan is primarily dependent on the Middle East for its crude oil imports, as 83% of Japanese crude oil imports originated from the Middle East in 2012, up from 70% in the mid-1980s. Saudi Arabia is the largest supplier of oil to Japan, making up 33% of the import portfolio, or over 1.2 million bbl/d of crude oil. (statistics from 2013)

    …and now you know.

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