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Mali: UN welcomes announcement by armed groups of withdrawal from eastern town

New York, June 20 (IBNS) The United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) has welcomed the announcement made last night by the armed groups of the so-called "Platform" to withdraw from the town of Menaka, in accordance with the arrangements for a cessation of hostilities.

Mali: UN Mission condemns attack that wounded 8 peacekeepers

New York, Jan 6 (IBNS) The United Nations stabilization mission in Mali (MINUSMA) has condemned the attack that wounded eight peacekeepers – three seriously – on Sunday, in the Gao region.

Mali: Ban voices 'outrage' as UN peacekeeper killed in second deadly attack this month

New York, Oct 9 (IBNS): Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon voiced outrage on Wednesday at a fatal attack against United Nations peacekeepers in Mali the second in less than a week – that left one “blue helmet” dead and wounded another, while the UN peacekeeping chief urged Malian parties to make a "credible effort" to reach a peace accord.

Ban 'outraged' by deadly attack on UN peacekeepers in Mali

New York, Oct 4 (IBNS) United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday expressed shock and outrage at the killing of nine peacekeepers in an attack in Mali and issued a warning that all hostilities waged against UN “blue helmets” constitute a serious violation of international law.

Mali: Security Council, Ban condemn attack that killed five UN peacekeepers

New York, Sept 20 (IBNS) The Security Council and Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday condemned in the strongest terms on Thursday ’s attack by an explosive device on a road in Mali, in which five Chadian peacekeepers were killed and three other peacekeepers were severely injured.

Mali: UN heads north to push for ceasefire

New York, May 24 (IBNS): Deadly clashes between Tuareg rebels and Government forces in northern Mali have sent a "small but growing" number of terrified civilians fleeing southward and into neighbouring countries, the United Nations refugee agency said on Friday, while senior UN and African Union officials are in Kidal to push for a ceasefire.

Mali: Ban urges immediate end to fighting in Kidal

New York, May 22 (IBNS): UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday voiced his deep concern at the rapidly deteriorating situation in the northern Malian town of Kidal, where the United Nations says renewed violence threatens to once again destabilize the country.

Mali: UN seeks continued support for peace and stability

New York, Apr 24 (IBNS): Calling for continued cooperation with regional organizations to support Mali's steady efforts towards peace and stability through inclusive talks, a senior United Nations official on Wednesday told the UN Security Council that despite progress, the security situation in the country's restive north remains "very fragile" with increased activity by terrorist groups.