STATEMENT ATTRIBUTABLE TO THE SPOKESPERSON FOR
THE PRESIDENT OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY
New York, 22 March 2011
President of the General Assembly condemns political instability in Mali
The President of the General Assembly, H.E. Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser is following with serious concern ongoing developments in Mali, where a group of military officers are reported to have embarked on a rebellion against the democratically-elected government of President Amani Toumani Toure.
The President of the General Assembly strongly condemns any unconstitutional change of government in Mali and denounces all reported acts of violence, lawlessness and looting, especially in the Presidential Palace. He calls for the full respect of the constitutional order in Mali.
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