We received with great sadness and great sorrow the news of the death of Mr. Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), in which his tenure witnessed tangible results for peace and development.

We appreciate the methodology, the independence with which he has distinguished himself throughout his tenure in the Agency, his political record and the accomplished diplomat, we extend to the Government and people of Japan the deepest condolences and sincere sympathy.

Foreign Minister

Mohamad A. Alhakim