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13 September 2001

Text: U.N. General Assembly Condemns Terrorist Attacks

(Urgently calls for international cooperation) (240)
The U.N. General Assembly has passed a resolution strongly condemning
the deadly terrorist incidents in its host city, New York, in
Washington D.C. and in Pennsylvania.
Following is the text of the U.N. resolution, approved September 12:
(begin text)
[United Nations
September 12, 2001]
Adoption of the agenda and organization of work
resolution of the General Assembly
Condemnation of terrorist attacks in the United States of America
The General Assembly,
Guided by the purposes and principles of the Charter of the United
1. Strongly condemns the heinous acts of terrorism which have caused
enormous loss of human life, destruction and damage in the cities of
New York, host city of the United Nations, Washington, D.C., and
2. Expresses its condolences and solidarity with the people and
Government of the United States of America in these sad and tragic
3. Urgently calls for international cooperation to bring to justice
the perpetrators, organizers, and sponsors of the outrages of 11
September 2001;
4. Urgently calls for international cooperation to prevent and
eradicate acts of terrorism, and stresses that those responsible for
aiding, supporting, or harbouring the perpetrators, organizers and
sponsors of such acts will be held accountable.
(end text)
(Distributed by the Office of International Information Programs, U.S.
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