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Updated On: Sunday, April 30 2017

Secretary-General, Appalled by ‘Utter Disregard’ for Human Life, Condemns Terrorist Bombings in Damascus

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

The Secretary-General condemns the terrorist bombings in the Syrian capital of Damascus yesterday.  The Secretary-General is appalled by the utter disregard for human life displayed by the perpetrators, and extends his deepest sympathy and condolences to the families of the victims, many of whom were pilgrims.

 Those responsible for the bombings, and anyone carrying out attacks against civilians, must be held accountable.


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