New York

02 November 2020

UN Secretary-General's Spokesman - on Attacks in Vienna, Austria

The Secretary-General is following with utmost concern the still evolving situation in Vienna’s city centre where violent attacks in several places have been reported today, with at least one bystander killed and several others wounded, including members of the security forces. He extends his deep condolences to the family of the victim and wishes those injured a speedy recovery. 

The Secretary-General strongly condemns these attacks and reaffirms the solidarity of the United Nations with the people and the Government of Austria.  

Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General