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President Obama sends condolence letter to Abe over Dhaka attack

  • July 9, 2016
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Saturday’s Asahi, Mainichi, and Nikkei wrote that MOFA announced on July 8 that Prime Minister Abe has received a letter from President Obama expressing his condolences to the families of the seven Japanese who lost their lives in the terrorist attack in Dhaka. The President said in the letter dated July 6: “On behalf of the American people, I send my heartfelt and deepest condolences to the families and friends of the seven Japanese citizens who were tragically killed in the heinous terrorist attack in Dhaka, Bangladesh…. I join you in condemning, in the strongest possible terms, this horrific attack that claimed so many innocent lives…. The United States continues to stand with Japan, Bangladesh, and the rest of the international community in our steadfast resolve to fight terrorism.”

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