Statement by the Press Secretary/ Director-General for Press and Public Relations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, on Suicide Terrorist Attacks in Somalia
October 30, 2008
- The Government of Japan firmly condemns the suicide terrorist attacks
which occurred in Hargeysa, the northern part of Somalia, and Bosasso, the
northeast on October 29 (Wednesday). The Government of Japan expresses
its condolences to the victims and their bereaved families, as well as its
deepest sympathy for the people who were injured.
- We strongly condemn terrorism in any forms and manifestations and reiterate
our stance that there can be no justification whatsoever for any act of
- Japan will continue cooperating with the international community to realize peace in Somalia, on the understanding that the peace and stability of Somalia is important for the stability in the region of the Horn of Africa and for the international counter-terrorism measures.