UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres condemned the deadly terrorist attack in Manchester, England

The Spokesperson for UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres issued a strong statement on the terrorist attack that took place in Manchester, England on May 22. The attack took the lives of 22 people, many of them children, and seriously injured over 50 people.

The Spokesperson for UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres issued a strong statement
on the terrorist attack that took place in Manchester, England on May 22. The attack
took the lives of 22 people, many of them children, and seriously injured over 50 people.

On May 23, a statement issued at UN Headquarters in New York by UN Secretary-General
Antonio Guterres stated: “The Secretary-General strongly condemns the horrific terrorist attack in Manchester last night. The Secretary-General expresses his profound sympathy and solidarity with the people and Government of the United Kingdom.”

The statement issued by the Spokesman’s Office conveyed his condolences to the families and friends of those killed, and wishes the injured an early and full recovery. The Secretary-General said he hoped that those who are responsible for this despicable attack will be swiftly found and brought to justice.

 

Ann Charles
Ann Charles is UN Bureau Chief of "Baltic Review" based in New York City. She covers diplomatic activities at United Nations Headquarters in New York and the world body's work in human rights, education, culture, the environment, and tourism, among other global concerns.