Secretary-General Condemns Deadly Terrorist Bombing in Ankara, Turkey, Pledges Continuing Solidarity, Support of United Nations

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13 March 2016

Secretary-General Condemns Deadly Terrorist Bombing in Ankara, Turkey, Pledges Continuing Solidarity, Support of United Nations

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

The Secretary-General condemns the terrorist attack in Ankara earlier today.  According to the latest reports, the explosion in the Kizilay district killed and wounded dozens of people.

The Secretary-General sends his heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims.  The United Nations continues to support and stand in solidarity with the people and the Government of Turkey at this trying time.

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