UN Security Council Press Statements

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23 July 2019 SC/13896 Council members adopted a press statement stressing the importance of implementing the peace agreement as an interlocking set of commitments.
18 July 2019 SC/13890 Council members issued a press statement that condemned the attack on 16 July by unknown assailants on peacekeepers of UNISFA, which resulted in the death of one peacekeeper.
15 July 2019 SC/13883 This press statement condemned the terrorist attack in Kismayo on 12 July 2019.
5 July 2019 SC/13873 Council members issued a press statement condemning the 2 July air strike on the Tajoura migrant detention centre in a Tripoli suburb that killed 53 people and injured over 130 people and stressing “the need for all parties to urgently de-escalate the situation and to commit to a ceasefire”.
3 July 2019 SC/13870 Council members issued a press statement taking note, inter alia, of the ECOWAS call for the president of Guinea-Bissau to sign a decree of nomination of the government by 3 July on the basis of the proposition made by the Prime Minister, and for the president to stay in office until the holding of the next presidential election, while leaving the full management of government affairs to the newly formed government.
3 July 2019 SC/13872 Council members issued a press statement condemning in the strongest terms a terrorist attack claimed by the Taliban on 1 July in Kabul that resulted in the death of at least 35 people and more than 70 injured.
30 June 2019 SC/13869 This was on the Council’s 28-29 June visiting mission to Kuwait and Iraq.
21 June 2019 SC/13852 This statement condemned a 16 June terrorist attack at Konduga village in north-east Nigeria, which killed at least 30 people.
11 June 2019 SC/13836 This was a press statement that strongly condemned the violence in Sudan and called for the immediate cessation of violence against civilians and emphasized the importance of respect for human rights and of ensuring full protection of civilians, accountability and justice.
10 June 2019 SC/13834 This statement underlined Council members’ full support for the Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Yemen, Martin Griffiths.
21 May 2019 SC/13817 This was a press statement that condemned the looting of the West Darfur Headquarters of UNAMID.
19 May 2019 SC/13813 This condemned the attacks against MINUSMA vehicles in Timbuktu and Tessalit, in which a peacekeeper from Nigeria was killed and several others were injured.
16 May 2019 SC/13811 Council members issued a press statement following the meeting, welcoming the recent steps taken by the G5 Sahel states towards the full and effective operationalisation of the force and encouraging its continued scale-up to demonstrate tangible operational results.
22 April 2019 SC/13788 Council members condemned the series of terrorist attacks that took place in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, 21 April, which resulted in nearly 300 killed and hundreds more wounded.
22 April 2019 SC/13789 Council members condemned the attack perpetrated on 20 April against a convoy of MINUSMA between Douentza and Boni (region of Mopti), which resulted in one peacekeeper from Egypt killed and four others injured.