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Statement by Executive Director Ann M. Veneman concerning the bombings in Algiers

11 December 2007  

“UNICEF joins the Secretary-General and other UN colleagues in expressing its shock and concern at the fatal attack on UN premises in Algiers today.

“The deaths and injuries inflicted on our UN colleagues are unforgivable. They also draw tragic attention to the risks that many UN and humanitarian workers face in the performance of their duties.

“Our thoughts are with the families of those who lost their lives or were injured in today’s attack.”




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