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STATEMENT ATTRIBUTABLE TO THE SPOKESPERSON FOR
THE PRESIDENT OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY

New York, 13 August 2012

President of the General Assembly strongly condemns the attack on (UNAMID) in South Darfur

The President of the General Assembly, H.E. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser strongly condemns the deplorable attack on the United Nations-African Union mission (UNAMID) which killed a peacekeeper and injured another while protecting civilians in Nyala, South Darfur.

The President extends his deepest sympathies to the families and friends of the victims of this heinous attack.

President Al-Nasser calls upon all parties to observe the safety and security of UNAMID peacekeepers and other UN personnel in accordance with international law. He attaches great importance of the fulfillment of UNAMID’s mandate.

The President of the General Assembly reaffirms his full support to UNAMID and underscores its essential role in bringing stability in Darfur region.

 

 

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