Statement attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General on the terrorist bombings in Damascus
New York, 28 November 2012
The Secretary-General condemns in the strongest possible terms the terrorist bombings in Damascus this morning which have left dozens killed and injured. There are no circumstances that justify the targeting of civilians. Such terror attacks are unacceptable. The Secretary-General is deeply saddened and expresses his condolences to the families of the victims.
This latest act of violence only underscores the urgency of stopping the destructive spiral of war in Syria and moving urgently toward a peaceful political solution that meets the legitimate aspirations of the Syrian people.
Statements on 28 November 2012
- New York, 28 November 2012 - Secretary-General's remarks at official commemoration of International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
- New York, 28 November 2012 - Secretary-General's remarks at Akash Tablet Event
- Rome, Italy, 28 November 2012 - Secretary-General's message to meeting of parties to the UN Economic Commission for Europe Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes [delivered by Mr. Andrey Vasilyev, Deputy Executive Secretary of United Nations Economic Commission for Europe]