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White House, United Nations Condemn Jordan Attacks

President Bush has condemned the terrorist attacks at three hotels in Jordan, and expressed his condolences to King Abdullah and the country's people.

In a statement, the president's spokesman said the United States will offer any cooperation to Jordan in investigating the attacks and bringing those responsible to justice.

Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice called the attacks a "great tragedy," adding it shows people are willing to take innocent life without remorse.

United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan condemned the attacks and renewed a call for U.N. members to advance a comprehensive plan to combat terrorism.

U.N. officials said Mr. Annan, who is currently on a Middle East trip, has canceled plans to visit Jordan this week.