Security Council condemns “in the strongest terms” attack on MINUSCA

wednesday, january 20, 2021 at 4:15 pm

United Nations (New York) – Members of the Security Council condemned, in “the strongest terms”, the attack on the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) near Bengassou which caused the death of two peacekeepers, a Moroccan and a Gabonese.

While expressing their sincere condolences to the families of the peacekeepers killed, as well as to Gabon, Morocco and MINUSCA, the members of the Security Council “condemned in the strongest terms any attack, provocation or incitement to violence against MINUSCA by armed groups or other criminals, ”the Council said in a statement.

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Council members reiterated that attacks on peacekeepers can constitute war crimes and reminded all parties of their obligations under international humanitarian law. 

The y also called on the governor of the Central African Republic to open, as soon as possible, an investigation into these attacks and to bring the perpetrators to justice. 

The  Council also reaffirmed its “full support” for MINUSCA and expressed its “deep gratitude” to MINUSCA soldiers and contributing countries. 

The  members of the Council reaffirmed their resolute support to the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for the Central African Republic, Mankeur Ndiaye, and to MINUSCA, who are supporting the efforts of the authorities and the people of the Central African Republic to achieve lasting peace and stability. , in accordance with the mandate given to them by the Council in its resolution 2552.

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