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Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon


Statement Attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General on Pakistan

New York, 22 December 2012


The Secretary-General strongly condemns the terrorist suicide bombing that killed Mr Bashir Bilour, a prominent Pakistani politician and Senior Minister in the Government of Khyber-Pakhtunwa Province, as well as 9 other people and wounded 17 more. The Secretary General reiterates the strong support of the United Nations for the efforts of the Government and people of Pakistan to combat the scourge of terrorism. He conveys his sincere condolences on this tragic loss.