Statement attributable to the PGA on attacks in Nice, France

New York, 14 July 2016 — The President of the United Nations General Assembly Mogens Lykketoft expressed horror at the carnage in Nice during a Bastille Day celebration today.
“This
slaughter of innocent civilians is yet another horrific example of the terrorist movement’s total contempt for any kind of humanity .We have in seen a number of these mass killings across the world in recent weeks and it is a dire call for even stronger international counterterrorism cooperation. I express my sincere condolences to the relatives and friends of those killed and wish those injured a speedy recovery. Our thoughts go out to the People and Government of France who have born the brunt of so much carnage recently,” he said.

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