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Political Changes in Sudan Could Affect Mandate of African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur, Joint Special Representative Tells Security Council

Darfur has seen significant improvements in security, with some displaced people returning home but 1.6 million remaining displaced

Members Echo Sudan’s Representative in Describing Recent Events as Internal Matter Not Warranting External Discussion, Interference The planned withdrawal of the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) by 30 June 2020 is on track, but the political situation in Sudan has changed drastically and could affect implementation of…

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UN Security Council Press Statement on Western Sahara

The members of the Security Council welcomed the ‎participation of Morocco, the Frente Polisario, Algeria, and Mauritania in an initial roundtable discussion

The members of the Security Council expressed their full support for the Personal Envoy of the Secretary-General for Western Sahara, former President Horst Köhler of Germany. The members of the Security Council welcomed the Personal Envoy’s briefing and stand ready to continue to support the Personal Envoy in the fulfillment…

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Security Council Press statement on the Democratic Republic of Congo

They congratulated the millions of Congolese people who went to the polls with calm and determination to express their wish

The members of the Security Council took note of the announcement by the Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI) of the provisional results of the presidential and provincial elections in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on 10 January 2019 and of the legislative elections on 12 January. They welcomed the…

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Security Council Press Statement on Somalia

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 of Uganda

The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the terrorist attack of 30 July 2017 perpetrated by Al Shabaab against the Ugandan contingent of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) in Garyowein, Lower Shabelle in Somalia in which twelve soldiers were killed and seven were injured…

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Security Council Press Statement on Libya

Council members urge all Libyans to support a negotiated political solution, national reconciliation, and an immediate ceasefire, as called for in the Joint Declaration

The members of the Security Council welcome recent efforts to strengthen an inclusive political dialogue among all Libyans, supported by Libya’s neighbours, international partners and regional organizations within the framework of the Libyan Political Agreement endorsed by UN Security Council Resolution 2259. In that context, the members of the Security…

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Security Council Press Statement on Attack against MINUSCA

The members of the Security Council reiterated their full support for MINUSCA and expressed their deep appreciation to MINUSCA's troop- and police-contributing countries

The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the attack on a Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) convoy in Bangassou (Mbomou) on 23 July 2017 by anti-Balaka elements, which resulted in one Moroccan peacekeeper killed and three injured. The members of the…

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Security Council Committee Concerning Libya Adds the Name of a Vessel to its Sanctions List

On 21 July 2017, the Committee approved the addition of the entry specified below to its List of individuals and entities subject to the assets freeze, travel ban and other measures relating to attempts to illicitly export petroleum, including crude oil and refined petroleum products, from Libya (the Libya Sanctions…

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Security Council Press Statement on Attack in Somalia

The members of the Security Council reiterated their determination to support peace, stability and development in Somalia

The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the terrorist attack of 14 June 2017 which targeted civilians in Mogadishu, killed tens of people and injured many more. The members of the Security Council expressed their deep sympathy and condolences to the families of the victims including…

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Attack against UNAMID Peacekeepers in Darfur

One Nigerian peacekeeper was killed in the attack

The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the attack on African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) peacekeepers by an unidentified group in a carjacking incident in Nyala, South Darfur State on 31 May 2017. One Nigerian peacekeeper was killed in the attack. The members of the…

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Security Council Press Statement on Libya

The members of the Security Council reiterated their grave concern at the increase in smuggling of migrants in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Libya, deplored the continued resulting tragedies, including on 24 May 2017 which resulted in dozens of casualties

The members of the Security Council condemned the military escalation in southern Libya including the attack at Brak al-Shati on 18 May, which reportedly resulted in the summary executions of combatants and civilians.   The members of the Security Council welcomed the statement by Prime Minister Sarraj condemning the military…