Statement by the Press Secretary/Director-General for Press and Public Relations on a Bomb Attack in Karachi, Pakistan

April 12, 2006

  1. The Government of Japan strongly condemns the bomb attack that occurred at the celebration of the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad in Karachi, Pakistan, on April 11 (Tue). The Government of Japan also expresses its deepest condolences to the victims of the attacks and their bereaved families and heartfelt sympathy for those injured.
  2. The Government of Japan reaffirms its position that terrorism cannot be justified by any reason whatsoever and reiterates its firm condemnation of any type of terrorism.
  3. The Government of Japan will continue to strengthen its cooperation with the Government of Pakistan in the international efforts for tackling terrorism.

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