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Terror attacks in Tanta and Alexandria, Egypt
(Statement by Foreign Press Secretary Norio Maruyama)

April 10, 2017

1. In relation to the large number of casualties arising from terror attacks on the Churches in Tanta and Alexandria, Egypt on April 9 (same day in Japan time), Japan expresses its sincere condolences to their families and extends 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 of the Arab Republic of Egypt and its people.

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