Statement by the Press Secretary/Director-General for Press and Public Relations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, on the Terrorist Attack in Jammu City

July 15, 2002

  1. The Government of Japan strongly condemns the brutal terrorist attack on many civilians which took place on July 13 in Jammu. The Government of Japan expresses its deep sorrow over the people who were killed by this attack and sincere condolences to the bereaved families and the people of India.

  2. The Government of Japan reaffirms its position to resolutely condemn any form of terrorism, as stated in the Japan-India Joint Declaration announced by the Japanese and Indian Prime Ministers in December 2001.

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