Press Releases

         10 September 2004

    Secretary-General Horrified by Car Bombing at Australian Embassy in Jakarta

    NEW YORK, 9 September (UN Headquarters) -- The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for Secretary-General Kofi Annan:

    The Secretary-General is horrified at the car bomb explosion today near the Australian Embassy in Jakarta, reportedly killing at least eight people and injuring more than a hundred others. He extends his heartfelt condolences to the Government of Indonesia and the families of the victims of this apparent terrorist act. The Secretary-General reiterates his condemnation of all terrorist acts.

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