Mogadishu, 27 July 2013 - SRSG Nicholas Kay strongly condemns the suicide attack against an office housing Turkish staff earlier today in Mogadishu which reportedly ended in deaths and injuries.
SRSG Kay said “My deep sympathy and sincere condolences go to the Turkish government, the victims and those who have lost their loved ones. Turkey has been working tirelessly and bravely to help the Somali people over the last few years.”
This is one of the several attacks that Al Shabaab has carried out during the holy month of Ramadan.
“I condemn all acts of terrorism. The United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) and international partners will stand firm in our efforts to help the Somali people to enjoy the peace and development they so desperately want and need" SRSG Kay added.