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Amid growing insecurity, time to reassess UN peacekeeping presence in Mali, Security Council told

New York, Jan 24 (JEN): Against the backdrop of worsening security in Mali’s central regions and with presidential elections just six months away, a senior United Nations official on Tuesday said it is time to reexamine the configuration of the UN peacekeeping presence in the West African country to reflect the changing circumstances on the ground.

Resolve differences peacefully, Security Council to DR Congo political actors

New York, Jan 17 (JEN): Voicing serious concern over the continued political impasse and violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the United Nations Security Council has called upon all political actors to exercise maximum restraint and to address their differences peacefully.

In Afghanistan, Security Council reiterates support for efforts to restore peace and progress

New York, Jan 16 (JEN): The United Nations Security Council, during a weekend mission to Afghanistan, reiterated its support for the Central Asian country’s efforts to restore peace, stability and progress.

Brinkmanship, lack of compromise will only deepen DR Congo political crisis, Security Council told

New York, Jan 10 (JEN): Political brinkmanship and a refusal to compromise will only result in further delays in preparations for elections and deepening of the political crisis in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), which has been gripped by a recent spate of violent protests, the United Nations peacekeeping chief told the Security Council Tuesday.

Egypt: UN chief and Security Council condemn attack on Sinai mosque

New York, Nov 25 (IBNS): Secretary-General António Guterres and the United Nations Security Council have condemned “in the strongest terms” the attack on al-Rawdah Mosque during Friday prayers in the town of Bir al-Abed in North Sinai, Egypt, that left scores of people dead and wounded.

Security Council deplores deadly attack against UN peacekeepers in Mali

New York, Nov 25(IBNS): Condemning “in the strongest terms” an attack against the United Nations peacekeeping force in Mali that left several uniformed personnel dead, the Security Council on Friday called on the country’s authorities to swiftly investigate and bring the perpetrators to justice.

Ahead of October elections, Security Council urges Liberia to plan for safe, credible polls

New York, July 25 (Just Earth News): With Liberian officials responsible for security in the country, the United Nations Security Council on Monday encouraged the Government to put in place an election security plan for the October polls.

Security Council strongly condemns ballistic missile test by DPR Korea

New York, May 23(Just Earth News): Strongly condemning yesterday’s ballistic missile launch conducted by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), the United Nations Security Council vowed to “fully and comprehensively implement all measures” imposed on the country and strongly urged all other UN Member States to do the same.

In Bogota, Security Council pledges support to Colombia’s efforts to implement peace process

New York, May 5 (Just Earth News): In Colombia to acknowledge and witness first-hand both the progress and the challenges of carrying out the aims of a hard-won peace deal, a delegation from the United Nations Security Council on Thursday met President Juan Manuel Santos and applauded the country as an example for overcoming difficulties and setbacks to bring to an end more than a half a century of conflict.

UN Police play crucial role for success of peacekeeping missions : UN Officials

New York, Nov 14 (Just Earth News/IBNS) : Though generally far less numerous than the military component in United Nations peacekeeping operations, UN Police play a vital role in protecting civilians and training local forces, facing multiple challenges and dangers in fulfilling their mission, the Security Council heard on Friday.

Burundi: UN experts urge Security Council to take steps to stop rights abuses

New York, Nov 14 (Just Earth News/IBNS) : Welcoming the adoption by the Security Council of a new resolution on Thursday strongly condemning the ongoing killings and human rights violations in Burundi, a group of UN independent experts has expressed outrage at the situation and warned that the central African “is going towards an unacceptable path of atrocities.”

Security Council strongly condemns terrorist attacks in Beirut suburb

New York, Nov14(Just Earth NEWS/IBNS) :The United Nations Security Council has strongly condemned the terrorist attack on Thursday in the Beirut suburb of Burj al-Barajneh that killed at least 43 and injured more than 200 people.