Statement by the Press Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, on the earthquake in southeast Iran and western Pakistan
April 17, 2013
- I am deeply saddened by the earthquake in southeast Iran and western Pakistan on Tuesday, April 16, which caused many casualties. On behalf of the Government and people of Japan, I extend my heartfelt condolences to those affected by the earthquake.
- Upon the request from the Governments of Iran and Pakistan, the Government of Japan stands ready to offer necessary assistance to the afflicted people as quickly as possible.