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Statement was issued by the Spokesperson for the President of the General Assembly of the United Nations

New York, 19 June 2013

The President of United Nations General Assembly, H.E. Mr. Vuk Jeremic unequivocally condemns the abhorrent attack on the United Nations compound this morning in Mogadishu, Somalia. 

He is appalled by this terrorist attack on the UN and expresses his deepest condolences to the families of the injured and deceased.

The President reiterates that the security and safety of UN personnel should remain the utmost priority for all involved.