Press Statements

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Terrorist attack in Nice

Security Council Press statement on terrorist attack in Nice, France The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the barbaric and cowardly terrorist attack which took place in Nice, France, on the evening of the 14th of July 2016, Bastille Day, and during which at least 77 people, including children, were killed and dozens injured. The members of [...]

15/07/2016|Categories: Press Statements|

Security Council Press Statement on Escalation of Fighting in Juba, South Sudan

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Koro Bessho (Japan): The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the escalation of fighting in Juba, South Sudan, that started on 7 July.  The members of the Security Council expressed particular shock and outrage at the attacks on United Nations compounds and protection of civilians [...]

11/07/2016|Categories: Press Statements|

Security Council Press Statement on Terrorist Attack in Saudi Arabia

The members of the Security Council strongly deplored the heinous and cowardly terrorist attacks perpetrated in the cities of Qadif, Jeddah, and Medina, near Al Masjid Al Nabawi, one of the holiest sites in Islam, Saudi Arabia, on 4 July 2016, which resulted in at least 4 people killed and 5 injured, for which ISIL (Islamic State in Iraq and [...]

05/07/2016|Categories: Press Statements|

Security Council Press Statement on Central African Republic

The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the killing of a peacekeeper from the Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) on 24 June in Bangui. The members of the Security Council expressed their deepest condolences and sympathy to the family of the victim, as well as to the Government of Senegal and [...]

28/06/2016|Categories: Press Statements|

SECURITY COUNCIL PRESS STATEMENT ON AL-SHABAAB ATTACK IN SOMALIA

SECURITY COUNCIL PRESS STATEMENT ON AL-SHABAAB ATTACK IN SOMALIA The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the terrorist attack on 25 June 2016 perpetrated by Al-Shabaab on the Nasa Hablod Hotel, Mogadishu which resulted in a number of deaths and injuries, including the death of Bur’i Mohamed Hamza, the Somali Minister for Environment Affairs and Former [...]

27/06/2016|Categories: Press Statements|

Democratic People’s Republic of Korea Ballistic Missile Launches

Security Council Press Statement on Democratic People’s Republic of Korea Ballistic Missile Launches 23 June 2016 The members of the Security Council strongly condemned the most recent ballistic missile launches of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on 21 June.  These repeated launches are in grave violation of the DPRK’s international obligations under United Nations Security Council resolutions 1718 (2006), [...]

23/06/2016|Categories: Press Statements|

Terrorist Attack in Orlando, Florida

The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the terrorist attack in Orlando, Florida, on 12 June 2016, targeting persons as a result of their sexual orientation, during which 49 people were killed and 53 injured.  They expressed their deepest sympathy and condolences to the families of the victims and to the Government of the United States [...]

14/06/2016|Categories: Press Statements, Security Council|

SECURITY COUNCIL PRESS STATEMENT ON AL-SHABAAB ATTACK IN SOMALIA

The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the attack on 1 June 2016 perpetrated by Al-Shabaab on the Ambassador Hotel, Mogadishu which resulted in a number of deaths and injuries. The members of the Security Council expressed their deep sympathy and condolences to the families of the victims, as well as to the people and Government [...]

03/06/2016|Categories: Press Statements, Security Council|

Security Council Press Statement on Terrorist Attacks in Syria

The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the terrorist attacks in Jableh and Tartous, Syria, on 23 May, for which Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as Da’esh) claimed responsibility, during which more than a hundred people were killed and injured. They expressed their deep sympathy and condolences to the families of [...]

25/05/2016|Categories: Press Statements|

Security Council Press Statement on Terrorist Attacks in Baghdad

The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the three terrorist attacks on 11 May in Baghdad, which resulted in the deaths of at least 93 people, as well as many more injured persons, for which ISIL (Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant), also known as Da’esh, has claimed responsibility.   The members of the Security [...]

12/05/2016|Categories: Press Statements, Security Council|