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The Terrorist Attack in the Libyan Ministry of Foreign Affairs
(Statement by Press Secretary Takeshi Osuga)

December 27, 2018

1. Japan is deeply shocked and saddened by the suicide attack in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Tripoli, which caused a number of causalities. Japan expresses its heartfelt condolences to the victims and the bereaved families.

2. Terrorism cannot be justified for any reason, and Japan firmly condemns such act of terrorism.

3. Japan will continue to support the efforts of the international community, especially the UN, to achieve the stability of Libya by moving forward the political process in which all legitimate Libyan stakeholders participate.

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