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Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

New York, 24 November 2015 - Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on the Suicide Bombing Attack in North Sinai

The Secretary-General condemns the terrorist attack today in North Sinai’s al-Arish City, Egypt, which reportedly killed a number of Government officials, security personnel and civilians. He extends his heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims and to the Government and people of Egypt, and wishes a speedy recovery to those injured in the attack.

The Secretary-General reiterates his strong belief in the need for a holistic approach to preventing and countering the scourge of terrorism, stressing due regard for international humanitarian, human rights and refugee law.

Statements on 24 November 2015