Security Council condemns terrorist attack against US Embassy in Turkey

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Kim Sook

The members of the Security Council have condemned in the strongest terms the terrorist attack against the United States embassy in Ankara, Turkey.

That attack resulted in one death and several injuries.

In a statement, the members of the Council expressed their deep sympathy and sincere condolences to the families of the victims of these heinous acts.

Council President is Ambassador Kim Sook of the Republic of Korea.

“ The members of the Security Council condemned the new and recurring acts of violence against diplomatic and consular representatives, which endanger or take innocent lives and seriously impede the normal work of such representatives and officials. The members of the Security Council reaffirmed that terrorism in all its forms and manifestations constitutes one of the most serious threats to peace and security and that any acts of terrorism are criminal and unjustifiable regardless of their motivations, whenever and by whomsoever committed.”

The members of the Security Council reaffirmed the need to combat by all means, in accordance with the Charter of the United Nations and all obligations under international law, in particular international human rights, refugee and humanitarian law, threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist acts.

Donn Bobb, United Nations.

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