The Terrorist Attacks in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
(Statement by Press Secretary Norio Maruyama)

March 3, 2018

  1. 1. The Government of Japan strongly condemns the terrorist attacks which occurred on March 2, 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.

    3. The Government of Japan is determined to continue to support the efforts of the Government of Burkina Faso to improve the security situation in Burkina Faso, in cooperation with the international community.