I've been in shock over the destruction in Japan and I wanted to hear something from the PM and the Emperor,below are their quotes.
Prime Minister Naoto Kan told a national television address Friday that, "We will rebuild Japan from scratch. We must all share this resolve."
H.I.M. Emperor Akihito of Japan made a rare appearance on Japanese national television to share his thoughts and concerns about the aftermath of last weekÃ¢ÂÂs 9.0 earthquake and destructive tsunami that followed.
According to the BBC News:
TV stations interrupted programming on Wednesday to show the emperor describing the crisis facing the nation as Ã¢ÂÂunprecedented in scaleÃ¢ÂÂ.
The 77-year-old Ã¯Â¿Â½" deeply respected by many Japanese Ã¯Â¿Â½" said: Ã¢ÂÂI hope from the bottom of my heart that the people will, hand in hand, treat each other with compassion and overcome these difficult times.Ã¢ÂÂ