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 7 TERRORISM

Mr Howard (Prime Minister) moved—That this House:

(1) expresses its outrage at the suicide bombings against the United Nations compound in Baghdad and civilian buses in Jerusalem on 19 August;

(2) expresses its deepest condolences at the tragic loss of the UN Secretary-General's Special Representative, Mr Vieira de Mello, and other UN staff in the murderous attack on the UN compound in Baghdad;

(3) extends to the families and friends of all the victims of these terrorist attacks its profound sympathy in their bereavement and wishes a speedy recovery to the injured;

(4) condemns in the strongest possible terms international terrorism in all its forms; and

(5) calls on the international community to strengthen its cooperation to combat this grave threat to peace and security.


Debate ensued.

All Members present having risen, in silence—

Question—passed.