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7 March 2016

Condemning Terrorist Attack in Tunisia, Secretary-General Reiterates Commitment of United Nations to Stand with People

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon:

The Secretary-General condemns the terrorist attacks carried out today on police and army posts in the town of Ben Guerdane, Tunisia.  He expresses his heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims, as well as to the people and Government of Tunisia, and wishes a speedy recovery to those injured.

The Secretary-General reiterates the commitment of the United Nations to stand with the people of Tunisia as they confront the scourge of terrorism and work to preserve the gains of the revolution.

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