New York

24 July 2017

Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on Pakistan

The Secretary-General strongly condemns the terrorist attack in Lahore, Pakistan, today and calls for those responsible to be brought to justice.

The Secretary-General extends his condolences to the families of the victims and wishes full recovery to those injured. He supports the efforts of the Government of Pakistan to fight terrorism and violent extremism with full respect for international human rights norms and obligations.

Farhan Haq, Deputy Spokesman for the Secretary-General