Press Releases

                            1 September 2004

    Secretary-General Strongly Condemns Terrorist Attack on Beersheba

    NEW YORK, 31 August (UN Headquarters) -- The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for Secretary-General Kofi Annan:

    The Secretary-General strongly condemns the double terrorist attack today in the Israeli city of Beersheba that killed at least 15 people and wounded many more. He sends his deepest sympathy and condolences to the families of the victims. The Secretary-General calls on the Palestinian Authority to do everything possible to bring the perpetrators to justice and to put an end to such heinous crimes.

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