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Cablegate: Nato Syg Condemns Terrorist Attack in Kabul

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SUBJECT: NATO SYG CONDEMNS TERRORIST ATTACK IN KABUL

On February 26, NATO Secretary General Rasmussen released the
following statement in response to the terrorist attack
earlier that day in Kabul:

BEGIN TEXT

26 Feb. 2010

Press Release: (2010) 022

NATO Secretary General condemns terrorist attack in Kabul

I strongly condemn the terrorist attack which took place this
morning in Kabul. Once again, the enemies of Afghanistan
have killed innocent civilians, Afghans and international
workers alike. I express my condolences to the families of
those who have lost their lives, and a speedy recovery to the
over 30 people who were injured.

END TEXT
HEFFERN

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