New York

25 July 2018

Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on the terrorist attacks in Sweida, Syria

Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General

The Secretary-General strongly condemns the terrorist attacks in Sweida city, Syria, today. He is appalled by the utter disregard for human life displayed by Da'esh. 

The Secretary-General expresses his condolences to the families of the victims of the incidents and wishes those injured a speedy recovery. Those responsible for the attacks must be held accountable.