SECRETARY-GENERAL STRONGLY CONDEMNS
DEADLY ISTANBUL BOMBINGS
NEW YORK, 20 November (UN Headquarters) -- Following is a statement issued today by the Spokesman for Secretary-General Kofi Annan:
The Secretary-General condemns in the strongest terms the latest terrorist attacks in Istanbul, Turkey, on the British Consulate and the HSBC headquarters. He sends his deepest condolences to the Governments and peoples of Turkey and the United Kingdom, and especially to the families of the victims. He also expresses his deep sympathy to those injured in these latest acts of callous brutality. He hopes that the perpetrators will be swiftly identified and brought to justice.
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