Rosenthal conveys condolences to Ban Ki-moon

Foreign minister Uri Rosenthal has sent a message of condolence to the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon.

In his letter, Mr Rosenthal said that he was profoundly shocked to hear of the attack on the United Nations building in Abuja. ‘The UN staff members were working for peace: this is yet another tragedy following the terrible attack on the UN compound in Mazar-e-Sharif in April. My thoughts are with the families, friends and colleagues of all who lost their lives.’