Qatar Strongly Condemns Explosion in Basilan Island in Southern Philippines

The State of Qatar has strongly condemned and denounced the explosion that occurred in a checkpoint in Lamitan City of Basilan island in southern Philippines and left several people dead and injured.

In a statement issued on Tuesday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs reiterated the State of Qatar’s firm position in rejecting violence and terrorism regardless of motives and reasons, reaffirming solidarity with the Filipino government in all procedures it takes to maintain safety and stability.

The statement expressed the condolences of the State of Qatar to families of the victims and the government and people of Philippines, wishing a speedy recovery for the injured.

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs