Home About Kuna Advertise Contact Us Kuna's Bureaus Services Term Of Use
Register Login
facebook Twitter Youtube rss
Battles NE Syria prompt mass exodus - SOHR      Turkish prosecutors drop graft charges against 96 persons      1,688 Iraqis killed in Iraq in Aug. - UNAMI
  Politics
Japan condemns bomb attacks in Iraq
17/04/2013   |   11:33 AM | Gulf News
تصغير الخطالشكل الأساسيتكبير الخط
TOKYO, April 17 (KUNA) -- Japan on Wednesday condemned a series of bombings in Iraq which killed at least 50 people and wounded more than 170 others, saying terrorism cannot be justified for any reason. "Japan has been greatly shocked and is indignant at a series of terrorist attacks in Baghdad and other cities on April 15, which caused many deaths and injuries," Foreign Ministry Press Secretary Yutaka Yokoi said in a statement. "Japan condemns these atrocious acts of terrorism that indiscriminately target innocent people," Yokoi said. The spokesman also expressed Japan's deepest condolences for those who have been killed in the attacks and their bereaved families. According to media reports, six car bombs went off in Baghdad, killing 38 people and wounding 119. Attacks also occurred in at least 4 other cities, including Hilla in central Iraq and Kirkuk in the north. A wave of bombings occurred as the country is preparing to hold provincial elections on 20 April, the first since 2010. Japan hopes that despite these despicable acts of terrorism, the Iraq government and its people will continue to tackle their domestic problems through further progress in national reconciliation and the political and democratic process. Japan will continue to support such efforts of the Iraqi government and its people," the statement added. (end) mk.asa KUNA 171133 Apr 13NNNN
 Print
  Email
 Save
Share
Share
Honoring Kuwait 2014
kuna magazine


Most Read Most Emailed  
1.   ISIL takes 20 from Assad forces hostage - Observatory
2.   Kuwait, Switzerland agree Gaza crisis must be tackled urgently
3.   France condemns Israeli confiscation of West Bank land
4.   Kuwait FM to depart to Jeddah on Saturday
5.   Kuwait's donation to combat Ebola in West Africa extoled
6.   Saudi FM visits Qatar, Bahrain
    Photo Gallery

His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah during the cabinet weekly meeting

Kuwait's permanent delegate to the UN Ambassador Jamal Al-Ghunaim

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah giving a speech at the conclusion of the Summit of the Arab Economic and Social Development

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah giving a speech at the conclusion of the Summit of the Arab Economic and Social Development

Committee's deputy president Salah Al-Mubaraki

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah

The Governor of Farwaniya Sheikh Faisal Al-Homoud Al-Malek Al Sabah

Kuwait Petroleum Corp

Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Margaret Chan with Kuwait Permanent Delegate at the United Nations Ambassador Jamal Al-Ghunaim

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

President Barack Obama

the National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Ali Al-Ghanim with Ambassador Bader Al-Tunaib
Publications

WEATHER
PRAYER
CURRENCIES
KUWAIT AIRPORT
    Calendar
About KUNA KUNA SERVICES USEFUL LINKS KUNA ARCHIVE KUNA PUBLICATIONS
Home
About Kuna
Advertise
Contact Us
Kuna's Bureaus
Services
Term Of Use
Read The Whole Newscast
Pictures (during the week)
FTP Service
KUNA training center
KUNA Reader
SMS Services
الكويت فى ذاكرة الأيام
Job Application
Careers
Arab News Agencies
International News Agencies
Governmental Institutes
Banks in Kuwait
News Paper
Local Companies
other useful links
Prayer Times
News Archive
Other News Services
Today In Kuwait's History
Events
Training Sessions
Videos
All KUNA right are reserved © 2012. This site is designed and published by IDS