Statement by the President of the U.N. Security Council on the Terrorist Bombing in Bali

October 5, 2005

  1. On October 4 (Tue), the United Nations Security Council had an official meeting and at 12:55 p.m. New York time (Japan time: around 1:55 a.m. on October 5 (Wed)) issued a Presidential statement concerning the series of terrorist bomb attacks in Bali on October 1 (Sat) to the effect that the Security Council condemns this act of terrorism, expresses its deepest sympathy and condolences to the victims of these attacks and the people of the Republic of Indonesia, urges all states to cooperate with the Government of the Republic of Indonesia to bring the perpetrators to justice, and reaffirms the need to combat all forms of terrorism.
  2. The Government of Japan played a leading role in issuing the Presidential statement in coordination with the Government of the Republic of Indonesia, from the standpoint that this terrorist act which caused many casualties including some Japanese was extremely despicable and inexcusable and that the Government of Japan strongly condemns all such heinous and unjustifiable acts of terrorism regardless of their motivation.

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