Statement by the Press Secretary/Director-General for Press and Public Relations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, on the bombings in Baghdad, Iraq
April 5, 2010
- Japan is greatly shocked and indignant at the bombings on April 5 in Baghdad, Iraq, which caused many casualties. Japan expresses its deepest condolences for those who have been killed by the attacks and to the families of the victims.
- Terrorism cannot be justified for any reason, and Japan reiterates its firm condemnation of these atrocious acts of terrorism that victimize innocent people.
- Japan expects that Iraqi people maintain mutual respect for different ethnic and religious groups and continue making efforts toward nation-building, including the formation of the new government, while promoting national reconciliation. Japan will keep its proactive support towards such efforts by the Iraqi people.