WARSAW, Poland — Japanese International Minister Yoko Kamikawa met with high officers in Poland on Monday to strengthen ties with the NATO nation, which borders Ukraine.
Kamikawa conferred with International Minister Radek Sikorski in Warsaw and a positioned a wreath on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. She additionally was scheduled to fulfill 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 assist for the nation because it tries to defend itself in opposition to Russia’s invasion. Japan introduced throughout her go to that it could contribute $37 million to the NATO belief fund to supply Ukraine drone detection techniques.
In Warsaw, Kamikawa informed reporters throughout a brief information briefing that she went to Ukraine to indicate Japan’s solidarity with the nation and that Japan was working with Poland to assist Kyiv.
Each she and Sikorski stated at a information convention that Japan and Poland are sturdy strategic companions who intend to strengthen their ties additional.
Kamikawa stated by way of an interpreter that the 2 nations are united by their values and rules, and famous that their talks additionally centered on the scenario in East Asia.