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Secretary-General Urges Full Implementation of Libreville Peace Accords
by All Parties in Central African Republic
The following statement was issued today by the Spokesperson for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon:
The Secretary-General welcomes the agreements signed in Libreville on 11 January 2013: the declaration of principle, the ceasefire agreement and the political agreement on the resolution of the crisis in the Central African Republic. He urges the Government of the Central African Republic, politico-military groups, the Séléka coalition and opposition parties to fully implement these agreements.
The Secretary-General commends the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) and regional leaders for their prompt mobilization in response to the crisis in the Central African Republic. He calls on the country’s partners to enhance their support to ongoing efforts to bring stability and lasting peace to the country.
The Secretary-General reiterates the readiness of the United Nations, through his Special Representative and the United Nations Integrated Peacebuilding Office in the Central African Republic, to support peacebuilding efforts and the full implementation of the Libreville peace accords.
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