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Message of Condolence from Prime Minister Naoto Kan to Mr. Jens Stoltenberg, Prime Minister of Kingdom of Norway

23 July, 2011
[Provisional Translation]

  1. I express my heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims of the attack. I also pray for the earliest possible recovery of those injured.
  2. Such violence which sacrifices the innocent is absolutely unforgivable, regardless of the reason.
  3. I wish to express solidarity with you, the Government of Kingdom of Norway, and the Norwegian people.