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Secretary-General Condemns Bomb Attack in Bahrain,
Calls for Dialogue to Defuse Tensions
The following statement was issued today by the Spokesperson for Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon:
The Secretary-General condemns the bomb attack at a mosque in Riffa, Bahrain, and expresses his concern aboutthe recent increase inviolence in the Kingdom. The Secretary-General reiterates his call on the Government and people of Bahrain to engage in an all–inclusive, meaningful dialogue in order to defuse tensions, promote reforms and foster reconciliation.
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