New York

28 September 2018

Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on the earthquake in Central Sulawesi, Indonesia

The Secretary-General is deeply saddened by the damage and terrible loss of life and injuries caused by the earthquake on Friday, 28 September, in Indonesia's Central Sulawesi. 

The Secretary-General extends his condolences to the families of the victims and to the Government of Indonesia.

The United Nations stands ready to support the Government-led ongoing rescue and relief efforts. 

Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General