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Terrorist Attack in Burkina Faso
(Statement by Foreign Press Secretary Yasuhisa Kawamura)

January 17, 2016

1. The Government of Japan strongly condemns the terrorist attack which occurred on January 15, in Ouagadougou, the capital city of Burkina Faso. Japan expresses its condolences to all the victims and their bereaved families, and its heartfelt sympathies to those who were injured in the attack.

2. No act of terrorism is justifiable with any reason. The Government of Japan firmly condemns all forms of terrorism.

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