The Explosion in Istanbul, Turkey
（Statement by Press Secretary ONO Hikariko）
November 14, 2022
- On November 13, an explosion occurred in Istanbul, the Republic of Turkey, which caused a large number of casualties. Japan extends its sincere condolences to the bereaved families, and expresses its heartfelt sympathy to those who were injured.
- Terrorism cannot be justified for any reason, and Japan firmly condemns the acts of terrorism. Japan expresses its strong solidarity with the Government and people of Turkey.