September 11, 2001
STATEMENT FROM THE OAS GENERAL ASSEMBLY
The Organization of American States (OAS) Special General Assembly Session,
convened in Lima, Peru, on September 11, 2001, condemns in the strongest terms the
terrorist acts visited upon the cities of New York and Washington, D.C., today and
reiterates the need to strengthen hemispheric cooperation to combat this scourge that has
thrown the world and the hemispheric community into mourning.
The General Assembly expresses its full solidarity with the government of President
George W. Bush and with the people of the United States of America.