A document summarizing the main points of remarks regarding Japan’s attempt to persuade Syria and Iran to assist in the release of the American hostages held in Lebanon.
August 2, 1985
Loan Aid Division, Economic Cooperation Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 'On Economic Cooperation with Syria'
On Economic Cooperation with Syria
Secret No. 30
August 2, 1985
Loan Aid Division, Economic Cooperation Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Main Points of Special Envoy’s Remarks
“We are aware that, on the occasion of Foreign Minister Abe’s recent visit, your country spoke of the provision of yen credits for the Baniyas Thermal Power Plant. We are conducting a review to meet your country’s request [TN: part of sentence blacked out]. After persuading the Prime Minister and Foreign Minister, we would like to work for a realization of this matter that would be satisfactory to your country.”
A note about the future of economic cooperation between Japan and Syria, specifically regarding a thermal power plant.
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