United Nations Security Council Presidential Statement on the Terrorist Bombings in India

November 1, 2005

  1. At 1:00 p.m. on October 31 (Mon) New York time (Japan time: 3:00 a.m. November 1 (Tue)), the United Nations Security Council issued a presidential statement concerning the series of terrorist bomb attacks that occurred in New Delhi, India, on October 29 to the effect that the Security Council strongly condemned the series of bomb attacks, and expressed its deepest condolences to the victims of these heinous acts of terrorism and their families, to the people and the Government of India, urged all States to cooperate with the Indian authorities in bringing the perpetrators to justice, and further reaffirmed 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 India, from the standpoint that the attacks which caused many casualties constitutes extremely despicable and inexcusable terrorist acts targeted at innocent people, such terrorist acts cannot be justified by any reason, and that the Government of Japan strongly condemns such terrorist acts.

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