Statement by the Press Secretary/Director-General for Press and Public Relations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, on the Attack against an Indian Army Camp

May 14, 2002

  1. The Government of Japan strongly condemns the terrorist attack in an Indian army camp located at Kaluchak on the outskirts of Jammu city, which took place on May 14. It expresses its deep sorrow over the people who died by this attack and condolences to the bereaved families.

  2. The Government of Japan maintains firmly its position that terrorism cannot be justified, whatever kind of it may be, and resolutely condemns again terrorism in any form as we reconfirmed in our Japan-India Joint Declaration, which Japanese and Indian Prime Ministers made in Tokyo on December 10, 2001.

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