Statement by Foreign Press Secretary Kawamura on a suicide attack in Saudi Arabia

May 27, 2015

  1. 1. Japan has been greatly shocked and is indignant at the suicide attack in Qatif, the eastern province of Saudi Arabia on May 22, which caused many deaths and injuries. Japan expresses its deepest condolences for those who have been killed in the attacks and their bereaved families.

    2. Terrorism cannot be justified for any reason, and Japan condemns these atrocious acts of terrorism that indiscriminately target innocent people. Japan also expresses its solidarity with the Government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and its people shocked by this terrible incident.