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The recent situation in Jerusalem
(Statement by Foreign Press Secretary Yasuhisa Kawamura)

April 21, 2016

1. The Government of Japan strongly deplores the situation that caused victims of the recent explosive attack on a bus which occurred on April 19 (April 18 local time) in west Jerusalem.

2. Under the continued escalation of violence, the Government of Japan underscores anew the necessity of easing tensions and continuing efforts for peace among all the parties concerned.

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