Secretary-General Condemns Looting of United Nations Offices in Somalia

21 July 2009
SG/SM/12375-AFR/1872

Secretary-General Condemns Looting of United Nations Offices in Somalia

21 July 2009
Secretary-General
SG/SM/12375 AFR/1872
Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York

SECRETARY-GENERAL CONDEMNS LOOTING OF UNITED NATIONS OFFICES IN SOMALIA

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

The Secretary-General condemns the looting yesterday of United Nations offices in Somalia.  Such acts target the whole gamut of United Nations peace and humanitarian operations in Somalia.

The United Nations is providing life-saving support to people in need throughout Somalia, and will continue to do all it can to help the country emerge from decades of violence.

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