New York

07 January 2015

Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on Yemen attack

The Secretary-General condemns in the strongest terms the attack against the police academy in Sana'a today.   He expresses his condolences to the victims' families and wishes a swift recovery to all those wounded.  The perpetrators and those who planned for this attack must be brought to justice.

The Secretary-General reiterates his previous calls to all Yemenis to work together to fight terrorism and to bring security and stability to Yemen.