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Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon


Readout of the Secretary-General's telephone call with H.E. Najib Mikati, Prime Minister of Lebanon

New York, 20 October 2012

The Secretary-General spoke by telephone today with Prime Minister Najib Mikati of Lebanon to discuss Friday's bombing in Beirut.

The Secretary-General offered his deepest condolences for the loss of life, and noted he had issued a strong statement on the attack.

He expressed strong solidarity with the people of Lebanon and commended the Prime Minister, the Government and the President for their handling of the matter.

Readouts on 20 October 2012