SECRETARY-GENERAL STRONGLY CONDEMNS TERRORIST BOMBINGS
The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for Secretary-General Kofi Annan:
The Secretary-General expressed his dismay about the series of terrorist bombings and other violent acts perpetrated in the past two days in the Uzbek capital,
, and the provincial centre Tashkent , which reportedly claimed the lives of more than 20 people and left more than 50 injured, most of them civilians. Bukhara
The Secretary-General condemns those criminal acts in the strongest terms. Targeting of civilians is a crime which cannot be justified by any cause.
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