Press Releases

    SG/SM/10001
    13 July 2005

    Secretary-General Strongly Condemns Suicide Attack in Israel

    NEW YORK, 12 July (UN Headquarters) -- The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan:

    The Secretary-General strongly condemns the suicide attack in Israel today that took at least two lives, and wounded many others.  He is unwavering in his conviction that nothing can justify terror.

    Now and in the days ahead, it is critical that all measures be taken to ensure that such attacks do not reoccur, and that the admirable restraint recently observed be maintained so that the violence does not escalate.

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