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UN strongly condemns Benghazi bombing attack

NEW YORK, The UN condemned in the strongest terms the car bomb attack on Saturday in Benghazi, Libya.

In a press release, Assistant Secretary-General Bintou Keita said “three United Nations colleagues were killed in the bombing and three others are among the injured.” “The Secretary-General extends his deepest condolences to the bereaved families and wishes a swift recovery to all the injured,” the statement said.

“He calls on the Libyan authorities to spare no effort in identifying and swiftly bringing to justice the perpetrators of this attack,” the statement added.

“The Secretary-General calls on all parties to respect the humanitarian truce during Eid al Adha and return to the negotiating table to pursue the peaceful future the people of Libya deserve,” the statement concluded.

Source: Kuwait News Agency