UN condemns attack on Israeli embassy staffer

February 24th, 2012 - 8:47 am ICT by IANS  

United Nations, Feb 24 (IANS) The UN Security Council has condemned the recent terrorist attack on an Israeli embassy staffer in New Delhi.

The members of the council condemned the recurring acts of violence against diplomatic and consular representatives, it said a statement Thursday.

On Feb 13, four people were injured when an Israeli diplomat’s car was hit by a bomb near the Israeli embassy in New Delhi.

Tal Yehoshua Koren, wife of the Israeli defence attache, and an Israeli embassy staffer herself suffered multiple injuries in the attack.

On the same day, an Israeli embassy staffer in Tbilisi discovered a bomb attached to his car. The bomb was later defused, Xinhua reported.

“The members of the Security Council reaffirmed that terrorism in all its forms and manifestations constitutes one of the most serious threats to peace and security and that any acts of terrorism are criminal and unjustifiable regardless of their motivations, whenever and by whomsoever committed,” the statement said.

Related Stories

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Posted in World |