"As is" reference - not a United Nations document
January 11, 2005
"Prime Minister (Minister for Foreign Affairs) extends his congratulations upon the election of Mr. Abbas as the new Ra'ees. Japan hopes Mr. Abbas will demonstrate his leadership to rebuild responsible systems of government, including maintenance of public security, and make further efforts for peace with Israel. Japan will proactively support the peace efforts of the Palestinian Authority. We will also work for further promoting friendly relations between the Japanese and the Palestinians."