UN Security Council Press Statement following the attack on UNAMID

NEW YORK, November 8, 2011/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The following press statement was issued today by Security Council President Mr. José Filipe Moraes Cabral (Portugal):

The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the attack on a UNAMID patrol in Darfur on 6 November in which one peacekeeper was killed and two were injured.

The members of the Security Council expressed their condolences to the family of the peacekeeper killed in the attack, as well as to the Government of Sierra Leone. They called on the Government of Sudan to bring the perpetrators to justice, and stressed that there must be an end to impunity for those who attack peacekeepers.

The members of the Security Council reiterated their full support for UNAMID and called on all parties in Darfur to co-operate with the mission.

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