Statement attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General on the detention of UNDOF peacekeepers
New York, 7 May 2013
The Secretary-General strongly condemns the detention of four UNDOF peacekeepers by armed elements in the vicinity of Al Jamla, in the area of limitation and calls for their immediate release.
The Secretary-General reminds all actors in Syria that UNDOF is mandated to monitor the Disengagement of Forces Agreement between Israel and Syria. The Secretary-General calls on all parties to respect UNDOF’s freedom of movement and safety and security.
Statements on 7 May 2013
- New York, 7 May 2013 - Statement attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General on the death of a peacekeeper in the Democratic Republic of the Congo [Scroll down for the French version]
- New York, 7 May 2013 - Secretary-General's remarks at Every Woman Every Child Taking Action Summit [as prepared for delivery]