Secretary-General Condemns Deadly Attack on Mosque in Afghanistan

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

The Secretary-General strongly condemns yesterday’s deadly attack on the Khalifa Sahib Mosque in western Kabul during Friday prayers.  He extends his deepest condolences to the families of the victims and wishes a swift recovery to those injured.  Attacks against civilians and civilian objects, including mosques, are strictly prohibited under international humanitarian law.

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