November 13, 2015 / 11:40 PM / in 3 years

U.N. chief condemns 'despicable attacks' in Paris, demands release of hostages

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned on Friday the “despicable terrorist attacks” carried out in Paris.

“He demands the immediate release of the numerous individuals reportedly being held hostage in the Bataclan theater,” a spokesman for Ban said in a statement. 

Reporting by Michelle Nichols; Editing by Eric Beech

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