Statement Attributable to the Spokesperson of theSpecial Representative of the Secretary-General for Afghanistan Suicide Attacks on ISAF Soldiers

While The full toll of the attacks is yet to be determined, Afghan and German Authorities have confirmed the death of one German soldier. The United Nations extends its sympathies to the soldier’s family and to all those – Afghans and foreigners – harmed in these attacks.

The United Nations takes this opportunity to pay tribute to the international forces that are present in Afghanistan to help ensure peace and security.