Ban Ki-moon condemns 'cynical' Hebron terror attack

September 1, 2010 16:29

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday called Tuesday's terror attack in Hebron in which four Israeli were shot and killed a "blatant attempt" to derail upcoming peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians, AFP reported.

"The secretary-general condemns the killing of four Israeli citizens in the West Bank on 31 August," Ban's spokesman said in a statement.He called for the swift justice of those responsible for the "cynical crime."

The statement also expressed Ban's condolences to the families of those slain in the attacks.

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