25 February 1996


Press Release
SG/SM/5896



SECRETARY-GENERAL CONDEMNS 'BRUTAL ACTS OF TERRORISM' IN JERUSALEM AND ASHKELON

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The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for Secretary- General Boutros Boutros-Ghali:

The Secretary-General said Sunday that he was "shocked and appalled at the brutal acts of terrorism perpetrated in Jerusalem and Ashkelon today."

"I condemn in the strongest possible terms this new attack on the peace process for which we have all worked so long and so hard," he said. "I call on all men and women of good will not to allow terrorists to derail the precious gains achieved by the Palestinian and Israeli people at an already great cost."

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