UN Envoy Kay condemns terrorist attack on Jazeera Hotel in Mogadishu
Mogadishu – The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia (SRSG), Nicholas Kay, condemned today’s terrorist attack on Jazeera Hotel in Mogadishu that resulted in several deaths and injuries.
“I condemn the terrorist attack in Mogadishu today. The killers will not succeed in impeding the progress and extraordinary efforts of the Somali people and government,” SRSG Kay said. “I commend the swift response of Somalia’s security and first responders. The perpetrators need to be brought to justice swiftly.”
SRSG Kay offers his sincere condolences to the family and friends of all those who have suffered, as well as to the Federal Government of Somalia. He also extends his condolences to the family and friends of Abdulahi Hussein Mohamud, a Member of the Federal Parliament and lawmaker, and Sai'd Ali Saleh, a government official, who were shot and killed in separate incidents yesterday.
“The United Nations and international partners will stand firm in our efforts tohelp the Somali people to realize their aspirations for a secure and stable future," SRSG Kay added.