New York

03 March 2014

Statement attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General on Bahrain

The Secretary-General condemns the bomb attack today in the village of Daih, Bahrain, which led to the death of three policemen. He conveys his sympathies and condolences to the families of the victims and the Government of Bahrain. Such acts of violence cannot be justified by any cause.The Secretary-General strongly believes that a genuine and all-inclusive political dialogue is the only way forward. He urges all Bahrainis to come together to create a conducive environment for promoting reconciliation.