SECRETARY-GENERAL CONDEMNS TERRORIST ATTACK ON UNITED STATES AIR FORCE BASE IN SAUDI ARABIA

26 June 1996
SG/SM/6010

SECRETARY-GENERAL CONDEMNS TERRORIST ATTACK ON UNITED STATES AIR FORCE BASE IN SAUDI ARABIA

26 June 1996


Press Release
SG/SM/6010


SECRETARY-GENERAL CONDEMNS TERRORIST ATTACK ON UNITED STATES AIR FORCE BASE IN SAUDI ARABIA

19960626 (Received from the spokesman travelling with the Secretary-General.)

LONDON, 26 June -- Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali was shocked to learn of the terrorist attack last night on a United States Air Force base in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.

The Secretary-General condemns in the strongest possible terms this latest act of terrorism and calls upon the international community to strengthen its efforts to combat international terrorism.

The Secretary-General extends his condolences to the families of the victims.

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