UN Documents for South Sudan: Security Council Press Statements

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3 June 2015 SC/11916 This was a press statement expressing concern with the decision of the government of South Sudan on 29 May to expel Toby Lanzer, the UN Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General/Resident Coordinator/Humanitarian Coordinator for UNMISS.
17 May 2015 SC/11897 This condemned renewed violence in Unity state.
17 May 2015 SC/11897 This was a press statement condemning renewed large-scale violence in Unity state caused by a recent offensive by the government of South Sudan.
5 November 2014 SC/11631 This was a press statement expressing “alarm and outrage” at the resumption of fighting in Unity and Upper Nile states.
27 August 2014 SC/11538 Condemned the downing of an UNMISS helicopter.
6 August 2014 SC/11512 This press statement condemned attacks that led to the deaths of at least six humanitarian workers in Upper Nile state.
25 July 2014 SC/11493 This press statement expressed grave concern at the food insecurity in South Sudan.
25 July 2014 SC/11492 This press statement condemned the fighting in Nasir town.
24 April 2014 SC/11363 This was on the attacks on Bor and Bentiu.
18 April 2014 SC/11359 This was on the attack on the UN base in Bor.
17 March 2014 SC/11321 This was a press statement concerning the volatile security situation in Abyei and the AUHIP-mediated talks between Sudan and the SPLM-N.
13 February 2014 SC/11278 This press statement expressed strong support for IGAD mediation.
23 January 2014 SC/11261 This welcomed the signing of the cessation of hostilities agreement.
10 January 2014 SC/11244 This reiterated support for IGAD's mediation and welcomed the AU PSC's decision to establish a commission of investigation.
30 December 2013 SC/11236 This press statement called for an immediate cessation of hostilities and for President Salva Kiir, former Vice President Riek Machar and other political leaders to engage urgently in direct talks without preconditions.