5 April 2010
Security Council

Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York

Security Council Press Statement on Guinea-Bissau


The following Security Council press statement on Guinea-Bissau was issued on 1 April by Council President Yukio Takasu (Japan):

The members of the Security Council express their concern and also support the statement of the Secretary-General over the recent military incidents in Guinea-Bissau.  The members of the Security Council urge all parties to avoid acts of violence, uphold constitutional order and respect the rule of law in Guinea-Bissau.  The members stress the need for the parties to preserve the ongoing peace consolidation efforts and resolve their differences through dialogue.

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