Rocket attack against Ivorian leader sparks UN condemnation

The Security Council, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Côte d’Ivoire joined forces to denounce today’s deadly rocket attack on a plane carrying the country’s Prime Minister Guillaume Soro.

Security Council team discusses Ivorian elections on latest leg of African tour

The Security Council delegation visiting Africa wrapped up its visit today to Côte d’Ivoire, where the role of the United Nations in staging elections scheduled for later this year was the focus of discussions with the leaders of the divided West African country.