NATO condemns Kabul bombing 2008-07-08 06:49:26   Print

    BRUSSELS, July 7 (Xinhua) -- NATO condemned on Monday the bombing at the Indian Embassy in Kabul that killed about 40 people.

    "On behalf of NATO, I wholeheartedly condemn the bombing at the Indian Embassy. The loss of life and injuries to so many is a tragedy, and a clear attempt to undermine regional relations," NATO Secretary General Jaap de Hoop Scheffer said in a statement.

    He call on all parties to remain calm and reiterated NATO's commitment to Afghanistan. "The alliance remains determined to continue its mission to help bring security and stability to Afghanistan, including against the scourge of terrorism," he said.

    A suicide car bomb ripped through the front wall of the Indian Embassy in the Afghan capital of Kabul on Monday, killing some 40 people.

    NATO is leading a 52,700-strong International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan, fighting Taliban militants and helping with reconstruction.     

Editor: Mu Xuequan
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