European Union External Action

Statement by HR/VP Federica Mogherini and Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides following Typhoon Hagibis in Japan

Brussels, 14/10/2019 - 11:46, UNIQUE ID: 191014_10
Joint Statements

As close friends and partners of Japan, we are very saddened by the devastation and loss of life caused by Typhoon Hagibis. While major rescue operations are still underway, we express our deepest condolences to the friends and families of the victims, and our sympathy to those affected.

Our thoughts are with the first responders working to save lives.

The European Union stands in full solidarity with Japan and is ready to provide any assistance that can be required at this difficult time.