New York

14 January 2016

Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on attacks in Jakarta, Indonesia

The Secretary-General condemns the bombings and gun attacks in Jakarta today. He extends his condolences to the families of the victims and wishes those injured a speedy recovery. He expresses his solidarity with the Government and people of Indonesia.

The Secretary-General reaffirms that there is absolutely no justification for such acts of terrorism. He hopes the perpetrators of today's attacks will be swiftly brought to justice.