28 February 2005

Secretary-General Condemns Tel Aviv Suicide Bomb Attack

NEW YORK, 25 February (UN Headquarters) -- The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for Secretary-General Kofi Annan:

The Secretary-General condemns in the strongest possible terms the suicide bomb attack in Tel Aviv this evening.

He expresses his hope that immediate action will be taken to apprehend and bring to justice the perpetrators.  This terrorist act should not be allowed to undermine the recent positive steps taken by both sides.

The Secretary-General offers his heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims.

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