Japan-Ecuador Relations

March 22, 2023

On March 20, regarding the damage caused by the earthquake disaster in the southern part of Guayas province, the Republic of Ecuador, Mr. KISHIDA Fumio, Prime Minister of Japan, delivered the following message of condolences to H.E. Mr. Guillermo Alberto Santiago Lasso Mendoza, President of the Republic of Ecuador.

“I am deeply saddened by the news of the earthquake that struck the southern part of Guayas province, resulting in the loss of many precious lives and causing damage to many people. On behalf of the Government and the people of Japan, I would like to express my heartfelt condolences to those who lost their lives and their bereaved families. My sympathies are with those who are affected and I sincerely pray for the prompt reconstruction of the affected areas.”

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