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UN condemns Mumbai attacks in "strongest terms"

Other News Materials 14 July 2011 05:19
The UN Security Council on Wednesday condemned in "the strongest terms" the multiple bombing attacks in Mumbai, where more than 20 people were killed.
UN condemns Mumbai attacks in "strongest terms"

The UN Security Council on Wednesday condemned in "the strongest terms" the multiple bombing attacks in Mumbai, where more than 20 people were killed, DPA reported.

The council expressed "deep sympathy and sincere condolences to the victims of these heinous acts and to their families, and to the people and government of India."

India is one of the 15 Security Council members.

"The members of the Security Council reiterated their determination to combat all forms of terrorism, in accordance with its responsibilities under the Charter of the United Nations.

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon also condemned the attacks, saying that "no cause or grievance" can justify such acts. He voiced "solidarity with the government and people of India" and extended condolences to the families of the victims.

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