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Annan Condemns Murder Of Korean Interpreter


Annan Condemns Murder Of Korean Interpreter Who Had Been Abducted In Ira

qUnited Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan today condemned the murder of Kim Sun-Il, an interpreter from the Republic of Korea who was working for a trade company in Iraq when he was abducted last week.

In a statement issued by his spokesman, Mr. Annan said he was appalled by the killing of Mr. Kim. click here for statement…

Mr. Annan "condemns in the strongest terms this heartless crime, which no political or other cause can justify," the statement said, adding the Secretary-General appealed for the immediate and safe release of all hostages being held in Iraq.

The Secretary-General also offered his condolences to the family of Mr. Kim and to the Government of the Republic of Korea.

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