Statement by the Press Secretary, on the Use of Arms against Demonstrators in Yemen

March 19, 2011

  1. Japan regrets the use of arms against demonstrators that resulted in many deaths and injuries in Yemen on March 18, 2011.

  2. Japan calls for restrained measures to be taken towards peaceful demonstrations.

  3. Japan hopes that stability and safety will be secured in the Middle East and North Africa region.
    • (* This is a provisional translation. The above date denotes the date of the issue of the original press release in Japanese.)