5 November 2007
Security Council

Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York

Security Council condemns attack on military bus in kabul


(Delayed in transmission.)

This is the text of a press statement by the President of the Security Council, Jean-Maurice Ripert ( France), on 30 September:

The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the suicide attack against a military bus that caused numerous deaths in Kabul on 29 September and expressed their condolences to the families of the victims.

They reiterated their concern at the increasing threat to the local population, national security forces, international military and international assistance efforts.

The members of the Security Council urged the Afghan authorities to make every effort to bring the perpetrators, organizers and financiers of this and other terrorist attacks in Afghanistan to justice.

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