Foreign Secretary’s Statement on Apparent Murder of Japanese Hostage by ISIS

Foreign Secretary’s Statement on Apparent Murder of Japanese Hostage by ISIS

Philip Hammond condemns reported barbaric murder of Japanese hostage by ISIL.

Foreign Secretary appalled by apparent murder of Japanese hostage

From: Foreign & Commonwealth Office and The Rt Hon Philip Hammond MP

First published: 24 January 2015

Part of: ISIL: UK government response , Preventing conflict in fragile states,Defence and armed forces, Foreign affairs, International aid and development and others

Philip Hammond condemns reported barbaric murder of Japanese hostage by ISIL.

The Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said:

“If confirmed, the brutal murder of Haruna Yukawa is a barbaric and despicable act. My thoughts are with the family as they come to terms with this terrible news.

“This only serves to underline the depravity of ISIL: their brutality cannot be allowed to succeed.”

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