Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on Pakistan

The Secretary-General condemns the suicide attack at a polling station in Quetta claimed by Da’esh. He extends his heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims and to the Government and people of Pakistan. The United Nations stands in solidarity with and supports the efforts of the Government of Pakistan in the fight against terrorism.

Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General