President Omer Al Bashir
Khartoum, Sudan
September 12, 2001

Upon his arrival from an official visit to Saudi Arabia this morning the President of the Republic, Omer Al Bashir, stated at Khartoum airport referring to the terrorist attacks against the United States yesterday, that Sudan denounces and condemns these horrific acts of terror. He added that targetting innocent civilians is a crime against humanity and morality that contradicts all decent principles. He said whoever stands behind these acts must be condemned and brought to justice. Sudan Government calls upon the international community to co-operate and work diligently in combating all forms of terrorism.

The President conveyed his heartfelt condolences to President George W. Bush, the government of the United States and the American people. He expressed his sympathy and offered his condolences to the families of the victims of this tragedy.