The Bombing Incident at Ataturk International Airport in Istanbul, Turkey
(Statement by Foreign Press Secretary Yasuhisa Kawamura)

June 29, 2016

  1. 1. In relation to the large number of casualties arising from an incident believed to be a suicide bombing terrorist attack that occurred at Ataturk International Airport in Istanbul, the Republic of Turkey, on June 29 (June 28, local time), Japan extends its sincere condolences to the bereaved families, and expresses its heartfelt sympathy to those who were injured.

    2. Terrorism cannot be justified for any reason, and Japan firmly condemns such act of terrorism. Japan expresses its strong solidarity with the Government and people of Turkey.