UN Condemns The Attack On Turkish Staff Building In Somalia

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. UN Photo/Mark Garten
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. UN Photo/Mark Garten

United Nations Secretary General, Ban ki-moon has strongly condemned the sucide attacks on a bulding where the Turkish embassy in Somalia is situated.

In the this attack two people died and many others were left with sever injuries.

According to the press statement released by Mr. Ki-moon’s spokesperson in New York on july 29, the Secretary General described the attacks as acts of terrorism which are strongly condemned by the United Nations Security Council.

He also expressed his heartfelt condolences to the people of Turkey and its Government, as well as to the Somali people.

“Terrorist attacks of this nature should not deter Somalia’s partners or weaken their resolve to stand by the people and Government of Somalia as they work courageously to build peace in their country,” said Mr. Ban’s spokesperson in a press statement.

Also condemning the attack, Nicholas Kay, Mr. Ban’s Special Representative for Somalia and head of the UN Assistance Mission in the country (UNSOM) noted that this attack is one of several that the Islamic insurgent group Al Shabaab has carried out during the ongoing holy month of Ramadan.

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