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Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on attack in Cairo

The Secretary-General condemns today’s attack in St. Peter’s Church, attached to St. Mark’s Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Cairo, in which dozens of people were killed and injured.

The Secretary-General expresses his deepest sympathy and condolences to the families of the victims and to the Government and people of the Arab Republic of Egypt. He wishes a quick recovery to those injured and hopes that the perpetrators of this horrific terrorist act against a place of worship will be swiftly identified and brought to justice.

New York, 11 December 2016

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Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on the terrorist attacks in Turkey

The Secretary-General condemns today’s terrorist attacks in Istanbul, reportedly targeting Turkish police personnel, in which dozens of people were killed and injured.

The Secretary-General expresses his deepest sympathy and condolences to the families of the victims and to the Government and people of Turkey, and wishes a quick recovery to those injured. He hopes that the perpetrators of this terrorist act will be swiftly identified and brought to justice.

New York, 10 December 2016

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UN condemns deadly attacks near Kabul’s Supreme Court

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. UN Photo/Rick BajornasSecretary-General Ban Ki-moon today urged an immediate halt to attacks targeting civilians in Afghanistan following a suicide attack near the Supreme Court building in the capital city. In a statement from his spokesperson, Secretary-General Ban condemned the 11 June attack on civilian Government workers which he said was Continue reading