- n a town in north central Algeria
- Thabo Mbeki in Independent Online
In a statement released by the department of foreign affairs, Mbeki said: "The Government of the Republic of South Africa condemns in the strongest terms the heinous terrorist attacks that occurred in Dellys and Batna in the Democratic People's...
- Abdelaziz Bouteflika in Reuters South Africa
The suicide bombers of Algiers, Lakhdaria, Batna and Dellys could become much more numerous if we do not take things seriously,Bouteflika said in a speech at a national conference on youth that was attended by senior government officials.
- Javier Solana in Earthtimes.org
I condemn in the firmest manner possible the terrorist attack at Batna. I send my very sincere condolences to the families of the victims and the Algerian authorities,Solana said in a statement.