SECRETARY-GENERAL STRONGLY CONDEMNS TERRORIST GAS ATTACKS IN IRAQ

19 March 2007
SG/SM/10914-IK/564

SECRETARY-GENERAL STRONGLY CONDEMNS TERRORIST GAS ATTACKS IN IRAQ

19 March 2007
Secretary-General
SG/SM/10914 IK/564
Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York

SECRETARY-GENERAL STRONGLY CONDEMNS TERRORIST GAS ATTACKS IN IRAQ

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesperson for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon:

The Secretary-General strongly condemns the recent multiple terrorist bombings using chlorine gas in the Al Anbar province of Iraq, which wounded or sickened more than 350 people.  The Secretary-General is appalled by these attacks which are clearly intended to cause panic and instability in the country.

The Secretary-General is confident that firm action will be taken to prevent such attacks in the future.

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