This is Ban Ki-moon statement on the killing of Ambassador Stevens and riots in Libya - that UNDP doesn't want to publish in its Regional Offices thruought Arab countries

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New York, 13 September 2012 - Statement attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General on violence in Libya and the Middle East

The Secretary-General is deeply disturbed by the recent violence in Libya and elsewhere in the Middle East.  Nothing justifies such killings and attacks.  He condemns the hateful film that appears to have been deliberately designed to sow bigotry and bloodshed.  At this time of rising tensions, the Secretary-General calls for calm and restraint, and stresses the need for dialogue,  mutual respect and understanding.