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Press Occasion by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on the Terrorist Attack in the United Kingdom

Thursday, March 23, 2017

 [Provisional Translation]

The Prime Minister said the following concerning the terrorist attack in the United Kingdom.

“A terrorist attack has occurred in the United Kingdom. I offer my deepest condolences to the victims and extend my sympathy to all those who were wounded.

Terrorism is absolutely intolerable. Japan stands in solidarity with Prime Minister May of the United Kingdom, as well as with its people during this difficult time. Prime Minister May has conveyed the message that the United Kingdom is firm in the fight against terrorism. Japan offers its full support to Prime Minister May and will combat terrorism in cooperation with the international community.”

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