New York

19 August 2017

Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on the terrorist attack in Finland

The Secretary-General condemns the terrorist attack in Turku, Finland, on 18 August. He extends his heartfelt condolences to the Government and people of Finland and wishes a speedy recovery to the injured.

The United Nations stands in solidarity with the Government of Finland in its fight against terrorism and violent extremism.