13 November 2015

Security Council Press Statement on Terrorist Attacks in Paris

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Matthew Rycroft (United Kingdom):

The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the barbaric and cowardly terrorist attacks which took place in several places in Paris on the evening of 13 November 2015, causing numerous deaths and injuries among civilians.

The members of the Security Council expressed their deep sympathy and condolences to the families of the victims, as well as to the Government of France.

The members of the Security Council underlined the need to bring the perpetrators of these terrorist acts to justice.

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