Sep 8, 2018, 4:18 PM
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Iran sympathizes with Japanese government, nation

Tehran, Sept 8, IRNA – Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qasemi on Saturday expressed sorrow over deadly flashfloods and landslides in Japan, expressing sympathy with the Japanese government and nation as well as the bereaved families.

According to the report of Foreign Ministry Media Department, Qasemi declared Iranians' sympathy for floods and landslides in Japan, which left hundreds of people, killed, injured or disappeared.

Last Thursday, an earthquake measuring 6.7 on Richter scale and strong typhoon in Hokkaido Island killed 16 persons, 26 disappeared and 300 injured.

The quake jolted western part of the Hokkaido Island and electricity was cut and tens of after shocked took place.

Also, Typhoon Jebi, the strongest typhoon in the past 25 years demolished parts of southern coast of Japan in past week.

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