New York, 8 May 2006 - Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on violence in Sudan and ChadThe Secretary-General condemns in the strongest terms the recent attacks on staff of the African Union Mission in Sudan (AMIS), and of international humanitarian organizations working both in Darfur, Sudan, and in Chad.
He particularly deplores the killing of an AMIS staff member, as well as the earlier attack against a national staff member of an international non-governmental organization, in Kalma camp, and the critical wounding of a UNICEF international staff member in Abéché (eastern Chad).
While expressing his condolences to the victims and their families, the Secretary-General calls on all parties to adhere to, and abide by, the Darfur Peace Agreement of 5 May 2006, and to refrain from any further violence.
Statements on 8 May 2006
- New York, 8 May 2006 - Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on Zayed Prize
- Beirut, Lebanon, 8 May 2006 - Secretary-General's message to the 24th Ministerial Session of the UN Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia [delivered by Mervat Tellawy, Executive Secretary, UN Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia]