Secretary-General Condemns Terrorist Attack in Finland

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19 August 2017

Secretary-General Condemns Terrorist Attack in Finland

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

The Secretary-General condemns the terrorist attack in Turku, Finland, on 18 August.  He extends his heartfelt condolences to the Government and people of Finland and wishes a speedy recovery to the injured.

The United Nations stands in solidarity with the Government of Finland in its fight against terrorism and violent extremism.

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