Statement Attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General on the Bushehr earthquake
New York, 9 April 2013
The Secretary-General is saddened by the loss of life and destruction in Iran caused by today's earthquake in Bushehr. He extends his sincere condolences to the Iranian Government and people, particularly the families of those who have died. The Secretary-General also extends his deepest sympathy to those affected by this disaster.
The United Nations stands ready to provide assistance and to mobilize any international support that may be needed.
Statements on 9 April 2013
- Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates , 9 April 2013 - Secretary-General's message to World Travel and Tourism Council Global Summit [delivered by Mr. Taleb Rifai, Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization]
- New York, 9 April 2013 - Statement attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General on the killing of UNMISS peacekeepers in South Sudan