Message of condolences by Foreign Minister Taro Kono following the damages caused by the typhoon that hit the Northern Philippines
September 17, 2018
Following the damages resulting from the typhoon that hit the Northern Philippines on September 15, Mr. Taro Kono, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan delivered the following message of condolences to H.E. Mr. Alan Peter S. Cayetano, Secretary of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of the Philippines.
“I would like to extend my heartfelt sympathy to the government of the Philippines and its people on the damages from Typhoon Ompong in the Northern Philippines.
The Government of Japan stands with the government of the Philippines and its people and is ready to provide the maximum possible assistance to the Philippines.
My deepest condolences are with the bereaved and I sincerely pray for the speedy recovery of the affected people as well as the prompt restoration of the affected areas.”