UN Documents for Democratic Republic of the Congo: Security Council Press Statements

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8 December 2017 SC/13114 This was a statement condemning the 7 December attack by rebel groups that killed 15 peacekeepers and five Congolese soldiers.
28 November 2017 SC/13095 This was a statement on the electoral process in the DRC in which the Council noted that presidential, legislative and provincial elections are now scheduled for 23 December 2018.
10 October 2017 SC/13022 This press statement condemned the killing of two UN peacekeepers and the wounding of 18 in North Kivu by the Allied Democratic Forces on 9 October 2017.
21 September 2017 SC/12999 This condemned the attack in North Kivu that led to the death of a Tanzanian peacekeeper.
4 May 2017 SC/12809 This was a press statement expressing the Council's concern at the challenges facing the implementation of the 31 December 2016 agreement and stressing the importance of investigations into recent violence in Kasai.
29 March 2017 SC/12769 Council members condemned the killing of two experts from the DRC Sanctions Committee’s Group of Experts who were on mission in the Kasa├»-Central region and expressed concern over the unknown status of the four Congolese nationals accompanying them.
24 February 2017 SC/12734 This condemned the massacre in Kasai and called on the DRC to investigate the events.
19 December 2016 SC/12646 This was a press statement that condemned the death of a South African peacekeeper and of a Congolese police officer, as well as the injuries of two other South African peacekeepers.
21 September 2016 SC/12528 This press statement expressed concern over violent clashes between protestors and security forces that took place on 19 September.
16 August 2016 SC/12477 This was a press statement condemning the killing of at least 50 civilians on 13 August in the area of Rwangoma village, North Kivu Province of the DRC, by suspected members of the Allied Democratic Forces.
15 July 2016 SC/12449 This was a press statement stressing the crucial importance of a peaceful and credible electoral cycle, in accordance with the constitution, and expressed their concern at increased restrictions of the political space in the DRC.
30 November 2015 SC/12145 The Security Council condemned the attacks conducted on 29 November by the ADF in North Kivu, including against a MONUSCO base, that led to the killing of one peacekeeper, four FARDC soldiers and several civilians, and the injury of several others. including one peacekeeper.
6 May 2015 SC/11883 This was a press statement condemning a 5 May attack against peacekeepers in North Kivu.
25 November 2014 SC/11675 This was a press statement condemning the attacks near the city of Beni in North Kivu and calling on the DRC and MONUSCO to reduce threats against civilians and neutralise armed groups operating in eastern DRC.
3 October 2014 SC/11586 This press statement noted with deep concern that no further voluntary surrenders of members of the FDLR have happened and the FDLR have failed to deliver on their public promise to voluntarily demobilize.