29 December 2013
Secretary-General
SG/SM/15567

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

Secretary-General Condemns Bombing of Russian Train Station in Strongest Terms


The following statement was issued today by the Spokesperson for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon:


The Secretary-General condemns in the strongest terms the terrorist bombing today at a train station in Volgograd, Russian Federation, which has reportedly killed at least 16 people and injured many others.  He extends his deepest sympathies to the families of the victims as well as to the Government and people of the Russian Federation.  The Secretary-General calls for the perpetrators of this heinous act to be brought to justice.  He stands in solidarity with the Russian Federation in the face of terrorism.  


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