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Japan/execution of a hostage by Daesh

Published on February 2, 2015
Communiqué issued by the Presidency of the Republic

Paris, February 1, 2015

The French President utterly condemns the brutal murder of Japanese citizen Kenji Goto by Daesh [ISIL].

He expresses his condolences to the bereaved.

France stands with Japan in this new ordeal. Our two countries, which are friends, will go on working together for peace in the Middle East and to eliminate terrorist groups./.

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