Department of Public Information · News Coverage Service ·
31 July 1997
ASSEMBLY PRESIDENT EXPRESSES HORROR OVER BOMBING IN JERUSALEM,
EMPHASIZES NEED TO REACH OUT FOR PEACE
Following is a statement made this morning in the General Assembly by Assembly President Razali Ismail (Malaysia):
As President of the General Assembly, I must express shock and horror over the deaths and injuries as a result of the bombing in Jerusalem. Our heart must go to the bereaved and we extend our condolences.
Our time is too often punctuated with violence and acts of extremism and destruction. We need to reach out for peace and reconciliation.
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