Secretary-General Strongly Condemns Deadly Attack in Iran

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

The Secretary-General strongly condemns the attack today on a memorial ceremony in Kerman city in Iran, which reportedly killed more than 100 people and injured many more.

The Secretary-General calls for those responsible to be held accountable.

The Secretary-General expresses his deep condolences to the bereaved families and the people and the Government of Iran.  He wishes the injured a speedy recovery.

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