Statement on the attack in Berlin
20 December 2016
UNITED NATIONS, 20 December 2016 — The President of the United Nations General Assembly H.E. Peter Thomson condemns the terrorist attack that took place yesterday in a Christmas Market in Berlin, Germany. According to the latest information, the incident has resulted in the death of 12 people and the injuring of up to 50 others.
President Thomson is following the situation in Berlin closely, extends his condolences to the victims’ families, the Government and the people of Germany, and wishes a speedy recovery to those wounded.