In response to the Great East Japan Earthquake, the Government of the Republic of Belarus informed the Government of Japan that Belarus will provide relief money of 500,000 US dollars (about 42 million yen) through the Japanese Red Cross Society.
From the Republic of Belarus, a letter of sympathy was sent from H.E. Mr. Aleksandr Lukashenko, President of the Republic of Belarus.
The Government of Japan deeply appreciates the sense of solidarity expressed and assistance extended by the Government of Belarus and its people.
- (*This is a provisional translation. The above date denotes the date of the issue of the original press release in Japanese.)