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Statement attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General – on Mali

The Secretary-General commends the tireless efforts of the ECOWAS Mediator, H.E. Goodluck Jonathan

The Secretary-General welcomes the decisions on Mali reached by the Authority of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) at its Ordinary Summit held on 3 July in Accra, Ghana.  In particular, he notes the lifting of sanctions, including economic and financial sanctions,…

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Secretary-General Strongly Condemns Deadly Extremist Group Attacks in Mali

The Secretary-General is shocked and outraged by reports that at least 100 civilians have been killed in attacks reportedly perpetrated by extremist groups

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres: The Secretary-General is shocked and outraged by reports that at least 100 civilians have been killed in attacks reportedly perpetrated by extremist groups against several villages in the Bandiagara region, Central Mali, on 18 and 19 June.  He is…

Source: United Arab Emirates Ministry of Foreign Affairs & International Cooperation |

UAE condemns multiple terrorist attacks in Mali

The Ministry expressed its sincere condolences to the government and people of Mali

The UAE strongly condemned the terrorist attacks that recently took place in various cities throughout the Republic of Mali, which resulted in the death of more than 120 innocent people. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MoFAIC) affirmed that the UAE expresses its strong condemnation of these criminal…

Source: United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) |

MINUSMA condemns attacks on civilians in central Mali and the Gao region

In accordance with its human rights mandate, MINUSMA will investigate the circumstances of these attacks

MINUSMA has learned with dismay of the attacks by extremist groups on several villages in the Bandiagara region of Central Mali on 18 and 19 June 2022. More than 100 civilians were killed, and several homes and shops were burned. These attacks also led to the forced displacement of several…

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Mali: Latest attack against UN peacekeepers leaves Guinean 'blue helmet' dead

The Guinean peacekeeper was killed by an improvised explosive device

The Secretary-General strongly condemned on Sunday, an attack in Kidal, a city in northern Mali, against a convoy of UN peacekeepers that claimed the life of a blue helmet. The Guinean peacekeeper was killed by an improvised explosive device, which detonated during a UN Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMAOpens in…

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MINUSMA Loses a Peacekeeper Following the Explosion of an Improvised Explosive Device in Kidal

Since the beginning of 2022, several attacks against MINUSMA uniformed personnel involving the use of IEDs have been recorded, killing a number of peacekeepers and injuring several others

A peacekeeper on a MINUSMA Force security patrol died today in Kidal after being seriously injured by an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) explosion while conducting a search and detect operation. The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Mali and Head of MINUSMA, El-Ghassim Wane, strongly condemns this attack. He…

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Mali: Support ‘deep aspiration’ for reform, top envoy urges Security Council

El-Ghassim Wane, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Mali, urged ambassadors to support the renewal of the mandate of the UN Mission there

Long-term uncertainty related to the length of the transition period in Mali has made it even more difficult to achieve progress on implementing the 2015 peace agreement, the top UN official in the country told the Security Council on Monday.  El-Ghassim Wane, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Mali, urged…

Source: United Arab Emirates Ministry of Foreign Affairs & International Cooperation |

UAE condemns killing of two Egyptian peacekeepers in Mali

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MoFAIC) affirmed that the UAE expresses its strong condemnation of these criminal acts

The UAE has strongly condemned the terrorist attack against a United Nations peacekeeping mission in Mali, which resulted in the death of two and injury of one member of the Egyptian peacekeeping forces. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MoFAIC) affirmed that the UAE expresses its strong condemnation…

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Mali: International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement strongly condemns killing of two Red Cross aid workers

The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement is shocked and saddened by the violent deaths of two Red Cross aid workers who were killed yesterday, during an attack by armed men in the Kayes region of Mali

The aid workers were on their way back from a field visit to the Malian town of Kayes when their car was attacked. Both colleagues sustained fatal injuries during this attack. Two other members of the team survived and are deeply affected by this tragedy. The area where the aid…

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Statement attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General – on Mali

The Secretary-General reaffirms the determination of the United Nations to support the people of Mali in their quest for peace and security

The Secretary-General strongly condemns the attack perpetrated against a logistics convoy of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA), on 1 June in the vicinity of Kidal town. A peacekeeper from Jordan was killed and three others were injured.    The Secretary-General expresses his deep condolences to the family…