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Prime Minister Taro Aso Signs Book of Condolences at the Philippine Embassy in Tokyo

rip-cory-01Japanese Prime Minister Taro Aso signed today the Book of Condolences for the late President Corazon C. Aquino at the Philippine Embassy in Tokyo.  The Prime Minister was received by Ambassador Domingo L. Siazon, Jr. and the Philippine Embassy staff.

The Prime Minister earlier sent a message to President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo expressing his deepest sympathies and the Japanese people’s greatest respect for President Aquino’s contribution to the promotion of friendship between the Philippines and Japan.

Foreign Minister Hirofumi Nakasone likewise expressed his condolences to Secretary Alberto G. Romulo.