New York

28 December 2019

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

The Secretary-General strongly condemns the terrorist attack that took place in Mogadishu on 28 December 2019.
He extends his deepest sympathies and condolences to the families of the victims and wishes a speedy recovery to those injured. He stresses that the perpetrators of this horrendous crime must be brought to justice. 
The Secretary-General reiterates the full commitment of the United Nations to support the people and Government of Somalia in their pursuit of peace and development.
Stephane Dujarric
Spokesman for the Secretary-General