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Jordan condemns killing of Japanese hostage Goto

AMMAN - Jordan strongly condemned on Sunday the killing of a second Japanese hostage by Islamic State and said the militant group had rejected all efforts made by the kingdom to release him.
Islamic State militants released a video on Saturday which purported to show the beheading of journalist Kenji Goto, whom the al- Qaida offshoot had been holding captive along with a Jordanian pilot."The Jordanian government strongly condemns the execution of the second Japanese hostage by the terrorist organization Daesh," Jordan's government spokesman told state media, using a pejorative Arabic acronym for the group.
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