9/11 Attacks Were Against ‘Humanity Itself’

Kofi Annan Pic.jpg “Marking five years since the September 11 attacks on the United States, Secretary-General Kofi Annan today said they were directed against “humanity itself,” as he urged all Member States to honour the victims of terrorism everywhere by implementing a new strategy that the world body adopted last week to fight the global scourge.

“The attacks of 11 September 2001 cut us all to the core, for they were an attack on humanity itself. Today, our thoughts and prayers are with the victims, and with all those who lost loved ones in the tragedy … And we remember all those who have fallen victim to other acts of terrorism around the world,” Mr. Annan said in a statement.” More