Secretary-General Saddened by Death of AFISMA Deputy Force Commander

13 May 2013
SG/SM/15023-AFR/2617-PKO/345

Secretary-General Saddened by Death of AFISMA Deputy Force Commander

13 May 2013
Secretary-General
SG/SM/15023
AFR/2617
PKO/345
Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York

Secretary-General Saddened by Death of AFISMA Deputy Force Commander


The following statement was issued today by the Spokesperson for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon:


The Secretary-General learned with sadness of the passing of Brigadier General Yaye Garba, Deputy Force Commander of the African-led International Support Mission in Mali (AFISMA), which occurred on Saturday, 11 May, in Bamako, Mali.


The Secretary-General offers his sincerest condolences and sympathy to his family, and to the people and the Government of Niger.


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