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● Parliamentary Vice-Minister Sonoura’s visit Erbil

● Parliamentary Vice-Minister Sonoura visits Bagdad and Basra Kentaro Sonouura, Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, visited Bagdad and Basra on February 9-11, 2015.

Bagdad: Mr. Sonoura met Parliament Speaker Dr. Saleem AL-Juboory, Minister of Finance Mr. Hoshiar Zebari, and Under Secretary of Ministry of Foreign Affairs Mr. Nazar Al Khair Allah to discuss bilateral relations as well as possibilities for new avenues of cooperation. Subsequently Parliamentary Vice-Minister Sonoura also attended the signing ceremony on “the Al-Hartha Thermal Power Station Rehabilitation Project”, which was signed between the Japanese Ambassador to Iraq Mr. Kazuya Nashida and Finance Minister Mr. Zebari.
Yen Loan “Hartha Thermal Power Station Rehabilitation Project”
Yen Loan “Electricity Sector Reconstruction Project (Phase 2)”(pledge)
Yen Loan “Sewerage Construction Project in Kurdistan Region (I)”(pledge)

Basra: In the presence of Minister of Transportation Mr. Baqir Jabr Al-Zubaidi, Parliamentary Vice-Minister Sonoura attended the completion ceremony of "the Port Sector Rehabilitation Project" at Umm Qasr port in Basra. This project is the first completed project supported by the Japanese ODA loan since 2003. Parliamentary Vice-Minister Sonura also met Governor of Basra Dr. Majid Mahdi Abdul-Abbas Al-Nasrawy and attended the signing ceremony of “the Project for the Provision of Equipment for Mine/UXO Clearance in Basra Governorate”.
Port Sector Rehabilitation Project
Grant Assistance for Grass-Root Human Security Project“The Project for the Provision of Equipment for Mine/UXO Clearance in Basra Governorate”
Japanese Grant Assistance (Supplementary Budget for the Japanese Financial Year 2014)

● Murder of Japanese Hostages in Syria

● New Statement by Prime Minister of Japan regarding the hostage incident of Japanese nationals in Syria

● Statement by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe regarding the hostage incident of Japanese nationals in Syria

● Press Conference by Prime Minister Abe during his Visit to the Middle East,January 20, 2015

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Announce from the Embassy
- Japan's position on the Senkaku Islands.
- Notice of Change Telephone and Fax Number.

Press Release
October 20, 2014
Statement by the Press Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, on the Recent Situation in Iraq
September 20, 2014
Emergency Grant Aid for Internally Displaced Persons Affected by the Armed Conflict in Iraq
September 9, 2014
Statement by the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan on the Formation of the New Government in Iraq

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Japan-China Relations:Current situation of the senkaku islands

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