SECRETARY-GENERAL ‘DISMAYED’ BY BEIT SHE’AN ATTACK, CONDEMNS SUCH TERRORIST ACTS AS ‘EXTREMELY HARMFUL TO PALESTINIAN CAUSE’

29 November 2002
SG/SM/8533-PAL/1928

SECRETARY-GENERAL ‘DISMAYED’ BY BEIT SHE’AN ATTACK, CONDEMNS SUCH TERRORIST ACTS AS ‘EXTREMELY HARMFUL TO PALESTINIAN CAUSE’

29/11//2002
Press Release
SG/SM/8533
PAL/1928


                                                                  SG/SM/8533

                                                                  PAL/1928

                                                                  29 November 2002


SECRETARY-GENERAL ‘DISMAYED’ BY BEIT SHE’AN ATTACK, CONDEMNS SUCH TERRORIST


ACTS AS ‘EXTREMELY HARMFUL TO PALESTINIAN CAUSE’


This is the text of a statement today by the Spokesman for Secretary-General Kofi Annan:


The Secretary-General is dismayed by the attack yesterday in the Israeli town of Beit She’an, in which Palestinian gunmen killed six Israelis and wounded many others.  He reiterates his utter condemnation of such terrorist acts against civilians, which are extremely harmful to the Palestinian cause.


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