Japan will offer Papua New Guinea “strong support” in the Pacific island nation’s economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic, Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi said on Friday, as he affirmed the importance of the rule of law in the Indo-Pacific region.Following his meeting with Prime Minister James Marape in Port Moresby, Motegi told reporters in a virtual news conference that a “free and open maritime order based on the rule of law” was important for the “peace and prosperity of the Indo…