Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on terrorist bombing in Istanbul, Turkey

The Secretary-General condemns today’s bombing in central Istanbul, which is reported to have killed and injured dozens of people.┬áThis is the latest in a recent series of terrorist attacks in Turkey. The perpetrators of this appalling violence must be brought to justice, consistent with human rights obligations. ┬áThe Secretary-General extends his heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims of today’s attack and to the people and Government of Turkey.