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    SG/SM/9012
    18 November 2003

    SECRETARY-GENERAL CONDEMNS ATTACKS
    ON ISTANBUL SYNAGOGUES

    NEW YORK, 17 November (UN Headquarters) -- The following statement was issued by the Spokesman for Secretary-General Kofi Annan on 15 November:

    The Secretary-General condemns the terrorist attacks which took place this morning at two synagogues in Istanbul.  He is appalled at the loss of life.  He extends his condolences to the Government of Turkey and to the families of the victims.  He urges that all measures be taken to bring those responsible for these heinous acts to justice.

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