Statement by the Press Secretary/Director-General for Press and Public Relations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the Ballistic Missile Testing by Pakistan

October 15, 2004

  1. The Government of Japan reiterates its deep regret that Pakistan conducted a ballistic missile test on October 12 despite the continued efforts by the international community to promote the non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and ballistic missiles.

  2. The Japanese government further calls on Pakistan to respond sincerely to the efforts by the international community to promote the non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and ballistic missiles.
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