Messages of Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi and Foreign Minister Yoriko Kawaguchi in Response to the Earthquake Disaster in Iran

December 27, 2003

On December 26 (Fri), in response to the earthquake disaster in southeastern Iran, Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi sent a message to HE Mr. Seyyed Mohammad Khatami, President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, and Foreign Minister Yoriko Kawaguchi sent a message to Dr Seyyed Kamal Kharrazi, Foreign Minister, conveying their condolences. They expressed their deep sorrow for the many victims of the disaster and sincere sympathy for the families of the victims, and that Japan is willing to extend as much assistance as possible. The messages were conveyed via the Embassy of Japan in Iran.

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