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

September 7, 2011

  1. Japan is shocked and expresses its strong indignation at the many deaths and injuries caused by the terrorist attacks on Wednesday, September 7 in New Delhi, 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. Terrorism in all its forms and manifestations cannot be justified. Japan firmly condemns these atrocious acts of terrorism that victimize so many innocent people.

  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.)