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

August 25, 2003

  1. The Government of Japan strongly condemns the brutal terrorist attack on many civilians which took place on August 25 in Mumbai. 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 that terrorism cannot be justified, whatever kind it may be, and resolutely condemns again terrorism in any form.

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