Tokyo, Japan, 23 February 2004 - Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on the suicide bombing in JerusalemThe Secretary General condemns the suicide bombing Sunday in Jerusalem. The deliberate targeting of civilians is a heinous crime and cannot be justified by any cause. We urge the Palestinian Authority to take the steps necessary to bring to justice those who plan, facilitate and carry out such crimes.
Our thoughts and condolences go out to the families and victims of this crime.
Statements on 23 February 2004