Message of Minister for Foreign Affairs Yoriko Kawaguchi to Mr. Mohamed Benaissa, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of the Kingdom of Morocco, in Response to the Earthquake Disaster

February 24, 2003

On February 24, 2004, in response to the earthquake disaster in the Kingdom of Morocco, Minister for Foreign Affairs Yoriko Kawaguchi sent the following message to Mr. Mohamed Benaissa, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, conveying her condolences.

"I have learned with deep sorrow the news of the tragic earthquake that happened in Al-Hoceima Province and claimed a heavy toll of lives.
On behalf of the government of Japan and its people, I would like to express my heartfelt condolences and sympathy to Your Excellency and to the bereaved families."


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