STATEMENT ATTRIBUTABLE TO THE SPOKESPERSON
OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY

On Pakistan

The President of the General Assembly condemns in the strongest possible terms the assassination of Mrs. Benazir Bhutto, the leader of the Pakistan People’s Party and former Prime Minister. The President is outraged and deeply saddened by this cowardly act and expresses his condolences to the family of Mrs. Bhutto and to the people of Pakistan. This attack intends to undermine the stability and democratic processes in Pakistan. Those who committed this terrible crime must be swiftly brought to justice. He urges the Government of Pakistan and the Pakistani people to work together to ensure peace and stability in the country.

New York
27 December 2007

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