New York, 17 October 2012 - Statement Attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General on Attack on a UNAMID patrol in North Darfur
The Secretary-General condemns in the strongest possible terms the latest attack on peacekeepers in Darfur, which occurred on 17 October when an unidentified armed group attacked an African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) patrol comprised of military, police and civilian personnel on the way to Hashaba, North Darfur. One South African peacekeeper was killed and three were wounded.
The Secretary-General urges the Government of the Sudan to conduct a full investigation and to ensure the perpetrators are brought to justice.
The Secretary-General expresses his condolences to the Government of the Republic of South Africa, UNAMID and to the family of the fallen peacekeeper.
Statements on 17 October 2012
- New York, 17 October 2012 - Statement attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General on the ratification of the Agreement of 27 September by the Parliaments of Sudan and South Sudan
- Almaty, Kazakhstan, 17 October 2012 - Secretary-General's message to International Conference on the Changing Nature of Conflicts in the 21st Century [delivered by Maher Nasser, Director, Outreach Division, Department of Public Information]
- New York, 17 October 2012 - Secretary-General's message on International Day for Eradication of Poverty
- New York, 17 October 2012 - Secretary-General's remarks at Security Council open debate on "Peace and Justice with a Special Focus on the Role of the International Criminal Court"