UN chief condemns terrorist attack on wedding party that kills at least 50 people iurkey



    UN chief condemns terrorist attack on wedding party that kills at least 50 people iurkey

    Aug.22, Geneva: United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned Sunday's terrorist attack on a wedding party in the Turkish city of Gaziantep – an act that was reportedly carried out by a suicide bomber and killed at least 50 people and wounded dozens of others.

    The Secretary-General “condemns” the attack and “hopes that the perpetrators of this act will be quickly identified and brought to justice,” Mr. Ban's spokesperson said in a statement.

    The UN chief again stressed the need to intensify regional and international efforts to prevent and combat terrorism and violent extremism, the statement said.

    Also in the statement, the Secretary-General expressed his deepest sympathy and condolences to the families of the victims and to the Government and people of Turkey, and wished a speedy recovery to those injured.

    The Oslo Times International News Network

     
     

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