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By Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Valerie Amos
(Ankara/New York, 9 March 2012) I have just completed a two-day visit to Syria. My aim was to urge all parties to agree on arrangements for humanitarian organizations to reach people in areas…
22 July 2011 –
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon voiced his shock after a large bomb blast struck the centre of the Norwegian capital, Oslo, earlier today, killing at least seven people and injuring many more.
Media reports indicate that the explosion occurred mid-afternoon local time near a series of key Government buildings in downtown Oslo. A fatal shooting incident also took place outside Oslo this afternoon at a youth camp connected to a Norwegian political party.
Mr. Ban’s spokesperson Martin Nesirky told journalists at United Nations Headquarters in New York that the Secretary-General “is shocked by what’s happened in Oslo today.”