Japan Concerned Over Mounting Violence in West Bank, Jerusalem

JAPAN, October 7, 2015 (WAFA) – The Government of Japan expressed grave concern over the recent clashes in Jerusalem and the West Bank between Israel and Palestine, which has caused casualties for both sides.

In a statement issued on Tuesday by Japan’s Foreign Press Secretary Yasuhisa Kawamuraon over  the escalation of Violence in Jerusalem and the West Bank,  Japan urged both sides to take necessary measures to prevent further escalation of violence.

Japan stressed that,  “The problems of both parties can never be solved through violence but only through negotiations and efforts to build mutual trust.”

It called on both parties to’ exercise restraint to ensure that the incidents will not lead to further escalation of violence and urges again to act positively to realize peace’.