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Statement by Foreign Press Secretary Kuni Sato on the terrorist attack in the Republic of Yemen

January 8, 2015

1. Japan is deeply shocked and feels indignant against the terrorist attack which targeted the Yemeni police academy resulting in numerous deaths and injuries on January 7, in Sana’a City. Japan offers its deep condolences to the victims and the bereaved families, and prays for the early recovery of those who were injured.

2. Japan strongly condemns such acts of terrorism, which targets innocent people, as totally unacceptable and reiterates that in no circumstances can any act of terrorism be justified.

3. Japan hopes that the citizens of Yemen will stand united to overcome the current challenges. Japan intends to continue to support their efforts to stabilize Yemen in cooperation with the international community.

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