The Terrorist Attack in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
(Statement by Foreign Press Secretary Norio Maruyama)
1. The Government of Japan strongly condemns the terrorist attack which occurred on August 13, 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.