Ban condemns terrorist attack against Jordanian guard post at Syrian border

“The Secretary-General is particularly concerned that the attack took place opposite an encampment where Syrian asylum seekers await entry into Jordan,” said a statement issued by Mr. Ban’s spokesman in which the UN chief commended Jordan for its continued commitment and efforts to uphold humanitarian principles. Further to the statement, the Secretary-General urged all Governments to strengthen their efforts to combat the scourge of terrorism and violent extremism, and to support the Government of Jordan in this context. read more