SECURITY COUNCIL PRESS STATEMENT ON TERRORIST ATTACK IN SOMALIA * Mareeg.com somalia, World News and Opinion.
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SECURITY COUNCIL PRESS STATEMENT ON TERRORIST ATTACK IN SOMALIA

Mareeg.com-The members of the Security Council
condemn in the strongest terms yesterday’s terrorist attack in Mogadishu, Somalia,
for which Al Shabaab has claimed responsibility and has caused numerous deaths
and injuries. The members of the Security Council expressed their condolences
to the families of the victims. The members of the Security Council wished a
swift recovery to those injured. The members of the Security Council also
extended their condolences to the people and Government of the Federal Republic
of Somalia.

The members of the Security Council
reaffirmed that terrorism in all its forms and manifestations constitutes one
of the most serious threats to international peace and security, and that any
acts of terrorism are criminal and unjustifiable regardless of their
motivation, wherever and whenever and by whomsoever committed
The members of the Security Council reiterated their determination to combat all forms of terrorism, in accordance
with its responsibilities under the Charter of the United Nations.

The members of the Security Council underlined the need to bring perpetrators, organizers, financiers and sponsors
of these reprehensible acts of terrorism to justice and urged all States, in
accordance with their obligations under international law and relevant Security
Council resolutions, to cooperate actively with the Somali authorities in this
regard.

The members of the Security Council reminded States that they must ensure that measures taken to combat terrorism
comply with all their obligations under international law, in particular
international human rights, refugee and humanitarian law.

The members of the Security Council emphasized that this or any other terrorist attack would not undermine their
support to the people of Somalia. In that context, the members of the Security
Council underlined their enduring support for the peace and reconciliation process
in Somalia.

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