Welcome to the United Nations. It's your world.

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon


Statement attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General on Darfur

New York, 12 October 2013

The Secretary-General was deeply saddened to hear of the death of a Zambian military observer of the African Union – United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) in an attack by unidentified armed assailants in El Fasher, North Darfur yesterday.

The Secretary-General expresses his deepest sympathies to the families of the fallen peacekeeper, the Government of Zambia and to all UNAMID personnel.

The Secretary-General condemns this deadly attack on the military observer and expects that the Government of Sudan will take swift action to bring the perpetrators to justice.

Statements on 12 October 2013