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Guterres said mali UN Sec Gen, condemns attack on peacekeepers as Nigerian dies

Antonio Guterres, the Secretary-General of United Nations, has denounced Sunday’s assaults on the United Nation’s Integrated Stabilization Mission for Mali (MINUSMA) in Timbuktu and Tessalit.

The assault caused the passing of a Nigerian peacekeeper, who surrendered to his injuries following the outfitted attack by unidentified attackers in Timbuktu.

Stéphane Dujarric, a representative for the Secretary-General, in an announcement sent to GISTOK, communicated genuine sympathies to the dispossessed family and the Government of Nigeria.

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“He wishes an expedient recuperation to another Nigerian peacekeeper who was injured in a similar assault,” it included.

“He likewise wishes a quick recuperation to three Chadian peacekeepers, who were injured when their mine-secured vehicle hit an improvised hazardous gadget in Tessalit, Kidal district.

“The Secretary-General reviews that assault focusing on United Nations peacekeepers may establish atrocities under common law.

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“He approaches the Malian specialists to make a quick move to recognize the culprits of these assaults and expeditiously convey them to equity.”

The Secretary-General additionally reaffirmed the solidarity of the United Nations with the general population and the Government of Mali and its help to their journey for harmony and steadiness.