New York

23 May 2017

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

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The Secretary-General strongly condemns the horrific terrorist attack in Manchester last night. The Secretary General expresses his profound sympathy and solidarity with the people and Government of the United Kingdom. 

The Secretary-General conveys his condolences to the families and friends of those killed, and wishes the injured an early and full recovery. 

The Secretary-General hopes that those who are responsible for this despicable attack will be swiftly found and bought to justice

Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General
New York, 23 May 2017