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UN chief shocked by deadly shooting at Brussels Jewish museum

United Nations, May 26, 2014 (Xinhua/NAN) Ban Ki-Moon,UN Secretary-General on Monday in New York expressed shock by the May 24 shooting at the Jewish Museum of Brussels which claimed the lives of two Israelis and a French citizen.

He noted that while the investigation was ongoing, the location of the attack pointed at a possible anti-Semitic motivation behind the bombing.

Ban reiterated his strong condemnation of all forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance.

He expressed the hope and trusts that Belgian authorities would do everything possible to bring the perpetrator or perpetrators of the crime to justice swiftly.

Ban sent his condolences to the families of the victims and wishes a speedy recovery to one person reported injured. (Xinhua/NAN).


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