SECRETARY-GENERAL CONDEMNS KILLING OF TOP PALESTINIAN OFFICIAL

23 March 2009
SG/SM/12147

SECRETARY-GENERAL CONDEMNS KILLING OF TOP PALESTINIAN OFFICIAL

23 March 2009
Secretary-General
SG/SM/12147
Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York

Secretary-General condemns killing of top Palestinian official

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

The Secretary-General condemns the terrorist attack today thatkilled Mr. Kamal Medhat, the deputy head of the Palestine Liberation Organization in Lebanon, and several of his bodyguards.  He conveys his condolences to the families of the victims.  He hopes that the perpetrators of this crime will be brought to justice promptly.  Such actions must not be allowed to endanger the climate of calm that currently prevails in Lebanon.

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