JCP International Bureau chief holds talks with Qatar's Ambassador

Japanese Communist Party International Bureau director Ogata Yasuo (House of Councilors member) visited Reyad Ali Ahmed Al-Ansari, Ambassador of Qatar to Japan at the embassy.

Ogata explained the JCP view calling for the international community to join their forces to bring about a peaceful solution to the Iraq question.

Ambassador Al-Ansari emphasized that the government of Qatar has encouraged the Iraqi government to unconditionally accept United Nations arms inspectors.

He added that war will have serious adverse effects on the whole of Arab nations and such a consequence must be averted by all means. (end)