22/09/2004
Press Release
SG/SM/9494


SECRETARY-GENERAL ‘STRONGLY CONDEMNS’ SUICIDE BOMBING IN JERUSALEM, URGES


PALESTINIAN AUTHORITY TO TAKE ‘ALL NECESSARY MEASURES’ TO END TERROR


The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for Secretary-General Kofi Annan:


The Secretary-General strongly condemns the suicide bombing that took place today in Jerusalem.  He extends his condolences to the Government of Israel and the families of the victims and wishes speedy recovery for the wounded.  The Secretary-General urges the Palestinian Authority to take all necessary measures to put an end to terror and to bring to justice the organizers of such heinous crimes.


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