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Message of condolence: HIH Prince Katsura

Ambassador Tim Hitchens issues a message of condolence after the passing of His Imperial Highness Prince Katsura

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Message of condolence: HIH Prince Katsura

We were saddened to hear the news of the passing of His Imperial Highness Prince Katsura and I would like to respectfully offer my sincere condolences.

On behalf of the British people, we pray that the Prince’s spirit may rest in peace.

Tim Hitchens

British Ambassador to Japan

Published 9 June 2014