Statement Attributable to the Spokesperson for the
High Representative for the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations
On the Terrorist Attack in Kabul, Afghanistan
New York, July 25, 2016
The High Representative for the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations, strongly condemned the terrorist attack that targeted a peaceful demonstration in Kabul, Afghanistan on July 23 killing at least 80 people and injuring more than 230 others.
He described the heinous attack on demonstrators exercising their freedom of expression as criminal and barbaric.
The High Representative extends his condolences to the families of the victims and the people and Government of Afghanistan.