Statement attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General on the Oklahoma City Tornado
New York, 21 May 2013
The Secretary-General was deeply saddened to hear of the death and destruction in Oklahoma City as a result of Monday’s tornado. He sends his deepest condolences to those who have lost loved ones and to everyone affected by the storm.
The Secretary-General has written to the Governor of Oklahoma, Mary Fallin, to express his solidarity and to offer the assistance of the United Nations, if requested, to help with the recovery efforts.
Statements on 21 May 2013
- Maputo, Mozambique, 21 May 2013 - Secretary-General's remarks at the Instituto Superior de Relacoes Internacionais (ISRI) [as prepared for delivery]
- New York, 21 May 2013 - Secretary-General's message on the International Day for Biological Diversity
- Maputo, Mozambique, 21 May 2013 - Secretary-General's remarks at meeting with members of Mozambique's National Human Rights Commission [as prepared for delivery]