Statement by the Press Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, on the Terrorist Attacks in Mumbai, India

July 14, 2011

  1. Japan is shocked and expresses its strong indignation at the many deaths and injuries caused by the terrorist attacks on Wednesday, July 13 in Mumbai, India. Japan mourns the victims and expresses its condolences to the bereaved families. Japan also offers its sympathy to those wounded in the attacks.
  2. Japan firmly condemns such act of terrorism as inexcusable. Japan condemns terrorism in all its forms and manifestations, and strongly reiterates that no act of terrorism can be justified.
  3. Japan hopes that the people of India will quickly overcome this ordeal, and intends to continue cooperating with the international community to combat terrorism.
    • (*This is a provisional translation. The above date denotes the date of the issue of the original press release in Japanese.)