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Statement by the Press Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, Terrorist Attack in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan

November 3, 2014

1. Japan is deeply shocked and saddened by the terrorist attacks which caused numerous deaths and injuries on November 2, at Wagah border in the suburbs of Lahore, in Pakistan. Japan mourns the victims and expresses its condolences to the bereaved families. Japan also offers its heartfelt sympathy to those wounded in the attacks.

2. Japan strongly condemns such act of terrorism which targets innocent people as inexcusable. Japan condemns terrorism in all its forms and manifestations, committed for whatever purposes, and reiterates that no act of terrorism can be justified.

3. Japan intends to support efforts by the Government of Pakistan to combat terrorism in cooperation 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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