4 March 1996


Press Release
SG/SM/5909



SECRETARY-GENERAL, CONDEMNING TODAY'S BOMBING, SAYS WORLD WILL NOT TOLERATE ACTS OF TERRORISM

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Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali today denounced as a "heinous act of cowardice" the fourth terrorist bombing against innocent civilians in Israel in the past nine days.

"The civilized world will not, must not, tolerate these acts of terrorism which have no goal except the undermining of the Middle East peace process", the Secretary-General said. "I strongly condemn this latest heinous act of cowardice."

"The senseless carnage must end. I appeal to all those who advocate violence to come to their senses. For the third time in nine days, I will send my condolences to the Government of Israel and my heart is filled with sadness for the bereaved families", he said.

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