UNSC condemns attacks on Israeli diplomats in India

Last Updated: Friday, February 24, 2012 - 10:16

New York: 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 on Thursday.

On February 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 attaché, 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.

IANS



First Published: Friday, February 24, 2012 - 09:04
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