SECRETARY-GENERAL EXPRESSES ABHORRENCE OVER BEIRUT CAR BOMBING

1 October 2004
SG/SM/9515

SECRETARY-GENERAL EXPRESSES ABHORRENCE OVER BEIRUT CAR BOMBING

01/10/2004
Press ReleaseSG/SM/9515

Secretary-General expresses abhorrence over Beirut car bombing

 

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for Secretary-General Kofi Annan:

The Secretary-General expresses his serious concern over the car bombing in Beirut that wounded former Minister of Economy Marwan Hamadeh this morning.  He reiterates his abhorrence of such violent acts.  The Secretary-General expresses his condolences to the family of Ghazi Bou Karoum, who was killed in the attack, and wishes for the speedy recovery of those injured.

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