25/07/2005
Press Release
SG/SM/10013


SECRETARY-GENERAL, WITH ‘SORROW AND ANGER’, CONDEMNS USE OF TERROR,


VIOLENCE AGAINST CIVILIANS, FOLLOWING MULTIPLE CAR BOMBS IN SINAI


The following statement was issued on Saturday, 23 July, by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan:


The Secretary-General has reacted with sorrow and anger to the news of the multiple car bombs in the Sinai peninsula, which have cruelly struck the brave Egyptian nation on its National Day.  Once again, in this tragic month, he condemns the use of terror and indiscriminate violence against civilians, which no cause or belief can possibly justify.  He sends his condolences to the families and loved ones of the victims, and to the people and Government of Egypt, as well as all other countries whose citizens have been killed or injured.


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