Statement by the NATO Secretary General on the Benghazi Attack


BELGIUM–(ENEWSPF)–12 September 2012.  The following statement is attributed to NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen:

“I strongly condemn the attack on the US mission in Benghazi which led to the tragic loss of four Americans, including the Ambassador.  Such violence can never be justified.  I offer my deepest condolences to the families and loved ones of those who lost their lives and my thoughts are with those who are injured.

I welcome the Libyan President’s condemnation and condolences and his pledge of his government’s full cooperation.  It is important that the new Libya continues to move towards a peaceful, secure and democratic future.”