Arab League denounces terrorist attack in Algeria

August 20, 2008

The League of Arab States today condemned the terrorist attack in Bouira, Algeria, which claimed the lives of dozens. 

In a statement issued by the Arab League General Secretariat, the League called on the international community “to exert concerted efforts to develop an international strategy to combat such destructive acts and punish the perpetrators and instigators.”

The League expressed its sincere condolences to the families of the victims and all Algerian people, affirming solidarity with Algeria in the face of a few misguided individuals who have become terrorists and murderers of innocent people and threaten the stability of country.