News Release

Statement of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on the mass stabbing incident in Kawasaki, Japan on 28 May 2019

I express my profound shock and grief over the mass stabbing incident which regretfully happened in Kawasaki.
I am outraged by this brutal attack against innocent young children.

On behalf of the Filipino people, I extend my sincere prayers for the victims and our deepest sympathies to their families who need solace and strength in this difficult time.

We stand behind the Government of Japan as it endeavors to bring justice to the victims of this horrific act of violence. END