Press Releases

                1 September 2004

    Secretary-General Strongly Condemns Terrorist Attack in Moscow Subway

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

    The Secretary-General was dismayed to learn of yet another terrorist attack in the Russian Federation, this time at the Rizhskaya subway station in Moscow. He condemns in strongest terms this criminal act which has resulted in the death and injury of many innocent victims. The Secretary-General conveys his heartfelt condolences to the Russian people and the families of the victims.

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