Japan Condemns Deadly Attacks on Protesters in Sudan

Saturday, June 8, 2019

Tokyo ? (PanOrient News) Japan condemned attacks by a security force on pro-democracy protesters in Sudan in a statement by Foreign Press Secretary Takeshi Osuga. The attacks, which occurred on Monday in the Sudanese capital Khartoum, reportedly left over 100 demonstrators dead and hundreds more injured.

“Japan expresses grave concerns about the deterioration of the political and security situation in Sudan and condemns the attacks by the security force,” said the statement. “Japan de...

Japan Welcomes Fall of Last ISIL Stronghold in Syria

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Tokyo- (PanOrient News) The Japanese government embraced reports that the final territory held by ISIL in Syria had been liberated in a statement released Monday.

Calling the news “an important step for peace and stability in Syria,” the statement by Foreign Press Secretary Takeshi Osuga added that Japan “appreciates the courageous efforts of the global coalition.”

Although the last stronghold in the country fell on Saturday, the extremist group still reportedly has tens of thousan...

Japan Condemns Rocket Launched from Gaza

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Tokyo- (PanOrient News) Japan condemned the act of a rocket launched from the Palestinian territory of Gaza into the northern suburbs of Tel Aviv, Israel, and called for resumed peace negotiations.

“Japan expresses its heartfelt sympathy to those who were injured, and is deeply concerned about the rise of tension in the surrounding area,” said the statement released Tuesday from Japan's Foreign Ministry in Tokyo.

Immediately after the incident it was unclear exactly who had launched...