4 March 2014

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

+Secretary-General, Condemning Deaths of Policemen in Bahrain Bomb Attack,


Says Genuine, Inclusive Political Dialogue Only Way Forward


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

The Secretary-General condemns the bomb attack today in the village of Daih, Bahrain, which led to the death of three policemen.  He conveys his sympathies and condolences to the families of the victims and the Government of Bahrain.  Such acts of violence cannot be justified by any cause.

The Secretary-General strongly believes that a genuine and all-inclusive political dialogue is the only way forward.  He urges all Bahrainis to come together to create a conducive environment for promoting reconciliation.

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