Statement by Press Secretary/Director-General for Press and Public Relations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, on the Current Situation in Myanmar

September 25, 2007

  1. Concerning the protests in Myanmar, Japan calls on the Government of Myanmar to exercise restraint.
  2. Japan strongly hopes that the Government of Myanmar will make sincere efforts including dialogue for national reconciliation and democratization, taking into account the wishes expressed in the protests by the people of Myanmar.