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    SG/SM/8942

    16 October 2003

    SECRETARY-GENERAL CONDEMNS DEADLY
    GAZA ATTACK ON DIPLOMATS

    NEW YORK, 15 October (UN Headquarters) -- Following is a statement issued by the Spokesman for Secretary-General Kofi Annan:

    The Secretary-General strongly condemns the deadly attack on a United States diplomatic convoy in Gaza today.  He views with alarm this apparently deliberate attack on diplomats.  The Secretary-General sends his condolences to the families of the three murdered Americans, and to all those who were injured.  He calls on the Palestinian Authority to act with speed and determination to bring to justice those responsible for the attack.

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