01/02/2019 | News release | Distributed by Public on 01/02/2019 03:44
2 January 2019
The Secretary-General strongly condemns today's attacks against the United Nations compound in Mogadishu. He wishes a speedy recovery to the injured colleagues.
The Secretary-General recalls that intentionally directing armed attacks against United Nations personnel may constitute a violation of international humanitarian law. He urges the Somali authorities to investigate the attacks and swiftly bring those responsible to justice.
The Secretary-General reaffirms that such acts will not diminish the strong resolve of the United Nations to continue supporting the people and Government of Somalia in their efforts to build peace and stability in the country.
New York, 1 January 2019