UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on the situation in Syria - Media Stakeout
06 January 2012
Remarks by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, during the UN correspondents' reception, on the Bombing in Damascus (Syria)
The Secretary-General condemns the terrorist bombing which left many dead and injured today in the Syrian capital of Damascus. He extends his sympathy and condolences to the bereaved families of the victims as well as to the Government and people of Syria.
The Secretary-General remains gravely concerned at the deteriorating situation in Syria, where thousands have lost their lives since March and people continue to be killed on a daily basis. He reiterates that all violence is unacceptable and must stop.