New York, 23 April 2012 - Statement attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General on the situation between Sudan and South SudanThe Secretary-General condemns the aerial bombardment on South Sudan by Sudanese Armed Forces and calls on the Government of Sudan to cease all hostilities immediately.
The Secretary-General reiterates that there can be no military solution to the disputes between Sudan and South Sudan. He calls on President Bashir and President Kiir to stop the slide towards further confrontation and urges both sides to return to dialogue as a matter of urgency.
Statements on 23 April 2012
- New York, 23 April 2012 - Secretary-General's remarks at Dinner Hosted by H.R.H. Princess Astrid of Belgium in Conjunction with World Malaria Day [as prepared for delivery]
- New York, 23 April 2012 - Secretary-General's remarks at World Malaria Day NETworking Reception
- New York, 23 April 2012 - Secretary-General's remarks to High Level Delegation of Mayors and Regional Authorities [as prepared for delivery]
- New York, 23 April 2012 - Secretary-General's remarks to the Commission on Population and Development