Japan’s Abe gives millions for Middle East to fight Islamic State terrorists
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says the world will suffer if terrorism spreads in the Middle East. The leader has pledged millions of dollars in non-military assistance to countries fighting Islamic State.
Japan’s leader warned Saturday there would be “immeasurable loss” if terrorism were to spread in the Middle East.
During a speech in Cairo, Abe promised $2.5 billion (2.16 billion euros) in non-military assistance. In addition, he pledged a further $200 million in non-military assistance to states affected by the ‘Islamic State’ (IS) group’s expansion into Iraq and Syria, which has triggered an exodus of refugees to neighboring countries.
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Source News: DW