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Statement by the Press Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, on the Terrorist Attack in the Republic of Djibouti

May 28, 2014

1. The Government of Japan strongly condemns the terrorist attack on May 24th at the restaurant in the capital city Djibouti, Republic of Djibouti. Japan expresses its deep condolences to the victim and their families, as well as its heartfelt sympathies to those wounded in the attack.

2. Acts of terrorism cannot be justified by any reason. The Government of Japan firmly condemns all forms of terrorism. Japan renews its solidarity with Djibouti who continues to contribute for the peace and stability of the region, and will continue to cooperate with the international community.

(* The foregoing is a provisional translation. The date indicated above denotes the date of issue of the original press release in Japanese.)
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