The WFTU expresses its sincere condolences and solidarity to the people of Japan and particularly to the relatives and friends of the at least 8 people who lost their lives due to the powerful earthquake that stroke the northern Japan areas.
The earthquake which struck the country is worsening the consequences and the disasters that were created by the typhoon which battered the southern regions of the country a few hours ago. Unfortunately one more time the ordinary people are unprotected and are suffering due to the natural disasters.
As WFTU our thoughts are with the people who are still in danger because of the created situation. We demand the implementation of immediate and adequate measures to ensure that no other lives will be lost and we demand the restoration and the full financial support of the affected areas and people.