Posted by: africanpressorganization | 30 September 2009

UN Secretary-General Condemns Yesterday’s Fatal Attack on United Nations Convoy in West Darfur

 


 

 

UN Secretary-General Condemns Yesterday’s Fatal Attack on United Nations Convoy in West Darfur

 

NEW YORK, September 30, 2009/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The following statement was issued today by the Spokesperson for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon:

 

The Secretary-General condemns in the strongest possible terms the attack on an African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) convoy, which took place yesterday in El Geneina, West Darfur, leaving one peacekeeper dead and two others injured.  The Secretary-General calls on the Government of the Sudan to do its utmost to identify the perpetrators and to hold them accountable for this deadly attack.  He further calls on the parties to the conflict to respect the integrity of the peacekeeping force.  The Secretary-General reiterates the commitment of the United Nations to continue its vital peacekeeping, mediation and humanitarian work in Darfur.

 

SOURCE 

United Nations – Office of the Spokesperson of the Secretary-General


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