25 November 2013
Security Council
SC/11187
AFR/2754
PKO/385

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

Security Council Press Statement on Attacks on African Union-United Nations

 

Hybrid Operation in Darfur

 


The following Security Council statement was issued on 25 November by Council President Liu Jieyi ( China):


The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the attack by unidentified armed assailants on an African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) patrol near Kabkabiya, North Darfur, on 24 November, which resulted in the death of one Rwandan peacekeeper.


The members of the Security Council expressed their condolences to the family of the peacekeeper killed in the attack, as well as to the Government of Rwanda, and to UNAMID.  They called on the Government of Sudan swiftly to investigate the incident and bring the perpetrators to justice.


The members of the Security Council reiterated their full support for UNAMID and called on all parties in Darfur to cooperate fully with the mission.


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