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The vehicular incident in Jerusalem
(Statement by Foreign Press Secretary Yasuhisa Kawamura)

January 10, 2017

1. In relation to the large number of casualties arising from a vehicular incident that occurred in Jerusalem, on January 8, 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 Israel.

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