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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
December 5, 2003

Statement by the Press Secretary

Terrorist Act in Yessentuki, Stavropol Region, Russia on December 5

The United States strongly condemns this terrorist act and all acts of terrorism. We extend our condolences to the families of the victims and hope for a full and speedy recovery for those injured. No national, ethnic, religious or political cause can justify terrorist acts. We stand with the Russian people in their fight against terrorism.