Ban Ki-moon condemns recent violence in Turkey

2 October 2007

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today spoke out against recent attacks in Turkey which have killed over a dozen people and injured at least 10.

The attacks include two bomb blasts in Izmir today which reportedly left one person dead and 10 people wounded, as well as an attack on a bus on 29 September in south-eastern Turkey near the town of Beytüssebab in the Sirnak province, which reportedly killed 13 people.

“The Secretary-General reiterates in the strongest terms his condemnation of violence in all its forms,” according to a statement issued by his spokesperson.

 

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