New York

01 March 2019

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

The Secretary-General strongly condemns the deadly terrorist attacks that took place in Mogadishu.
The Secretary-General extends his condolences to the families and friends of the victims and wishes a swift recovery to those injured. He commends the response of the Somali emergency services to the bombings.
The Secretary-General trusts that Somalis will not be deterred by such violence from pursuing a peaceful and prosperous future. He reiterates the support and solidarity of the United Nations with the people and Federal Government of Somalia in this endeavour.
Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General