By Paul Stevens |
New York–– The United Nations Security Council on Monday slammed “in the strongest terms” the terrorist attacks on the sites of the UN mission in Mali, which killed more than nine people.
The Security Council members also called on the Malian government to rapidly examine those attacks and bring the perpetrators to justice, said the council in a published release.
The council members underlined that attacks targeting peacekeepers may constitute war crimes under international law.
The United Nations Security Council meets to discuss the global security situation
The council members echoed their full support for Minusma and the French forces that support it. They restated their robust support for the special representative of the UN secretary-general for Mali, Mahamat Saleh Annadif, and for Minusma to assist the Malian authorities and the Malian people in their efforts to bring lasting peace and stability to their country.
Source: Globe Afrique Media