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Attack on an Air Force Base in Punjab State, India
(Statement by Foreign Press Secretary Yasuhisa Kawamura)

January 5, 2016

1. The Government of Japan strongly condemns the terrorist attack on the Pathankot Air Force Base in Punjab State, the Republic of India, on January 2 (same day local time), extends its sincere condolences to those who lost their lives and their bereaved families, and expresses its heartfelt sympathy to those who were injured.

2. Terrorism cannot be justified for any reason, and Japan resolutely condemns such act of terrorism. Japan expresses its solidarity with the Government of India and India’s citizens.

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