The Security Council Voices Concern over Fighting in Sool

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Friday June 08, 2018 - 15:12:14 in English News
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    The Security Council Voices Concern over Fighting in Sool

    Hargeisa- In a presidential statement read out by Dmitry A. Polyanskiy (Russian Federation) in 7th June 2018, the Council "called on all parties [in Sool fighting] to allow and facilitate full, safe, rapid and unhindered humanitarian access.&quo

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Hargeisa- In a presidential statement read out by Dmitry A. Polyanskiy (Russian Federation) in 7th June 2018, the Council "called on all parties [in Sool fighting] to allow and facilitate full, safe, rapid and unhindered humanitarian access."


In a long statement, the Council said: "The Security Council notes with concern recent fighting in the Sool region of northern Somalia. The Security Council urges parties to implement, without delay, their commitment to international partners to an immediate cessation of hostilities, including refraining from statements or actions that may raise tensions, and further urges parties to pull back their forces and engage in dialogue. The Security Council notes with concern that the fighting has exacerbated the humanitarian situation and calls on all parties to allow and facilitate full, safe, rapid and unhindered humanitarian access.”

Read the full statement here




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