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Security Council condemns violence against UN staff in DR of Congo

Strongly condemning a rebel group's intimidation and harassment of the United Nations Organization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUC), Security Council members today declared as "unacceptable" acts of violence against two UN staff members earlier this week.

DR of Congo: Annan condemns rebel group's intimidation of UN mission

United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan today strongly condemned recent acts of intimidation by a rebel group against the UN Organization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUC), including one on Monday in which UN personnel were abducted and assaulted.

Security Council extends UN mission in DR of Congo for 12 months

The United Nations mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUC) will continue until at least the end of June 2003, the UN Security Council decided today.

UN envoy briefs Security Council on situation in DR of Congo

A senior United Nations envoy to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) said today that he expected the Security Council to extend for one year the mandate of the UN peacekeeping mission in the country, known as MONUC.

Annan calls for one-year extension of UN peacekeeping mission in DR of Congo

The United Nations Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUC), which, in the face of serious difficulties, “continues to serve the international community well,” should be extended for a further year, according to a new report by Secretary-General Kofi Annan.

Annan appoints former Senegalese leader to help with DR of Congo peace process

United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan has named former Senegalese Prime Minister Mustapha Niasse as his Special Envoy to assist in the peace process for the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

Security Council condemns attacks by rebel group against UN mission in DR of Congo

The Security Council today strongly condemned recent acts of intimidation and unfounded public attacks against the United Nations Organization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUC), particularly by the rebel Rally for Congolese Democracy-Goma (RCD-Goma).

DR of Congo: Security Council condemns harassment of UN mission by rebel group

Members of the Security Council today condemned recent attacks by a rebel group against the United Nations mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and demanded an immediate end to the harassment of UN officials and full cooperation with an investigation into recent events in Kisangani.