Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe
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Kenji Goto: Abe condemns 'despicable' IS hostage video

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has said a new Islamic State video threatening to kill hostage Kenji Goto within 24 hours is "despicable".

In the footage a voice believed to be Mr Goto says he and a Jordanian pilot will be killed unless Jordan frees an Iraqi woman held on death row.

Mr Abe said Japan was working with Jordan to secure their release.

  • 28 Jan 2015
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