White House: US working to confirm authenticity of Islamic State video

The United States is working to confirm the authenticity of an Islamic State video purporting to show the execution of Japanese hostage Kenji Goto, the White House said on Saturday, adding Washington “strongly condemns” the militant group’s actions. “We have seen the video purporting to show that Japanese citizen Kenji Goto has been murdered by the terrorist group ISIL,” White House National Security Council spokeswoman Bernadette Meehan said in a statement, using an acronym for the group.

via ynetnews.com

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