4 February 2015

Security Council Press Statement on Lebanon

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Liu Jieyi (China):

The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the killing of a United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) Spanish peacekeeper, which occurred in the context of fire exchanges along the Blue Line on 28 January 2015.

The members of the Security Council expressed their deepest sympathy to the family of the fallen peacekeeper and to the Government of Spain.

The members of the Security Council looked forward to the immediate completion of UNIFIL’s full and comprehensive investigation to determine the facts and circumstances of the incident.

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