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Mali: Security Council strongly condemns deadly attack on UN peacekeepers

The United Nations Security Council has strongly condemned the attack by unknown assailants against a UN mission convoy in the region of Gao, northern Mali, on 24 September, that left three Bangladeshi peacekeepers dead and injured four others.

News in Brief 25 September 2017 (AM)

UN chief condemns deadly attack on blue helmets in Mali

The killing of three peacekeepers in Mali has been condemned by the UN Secretary-General.

The blue helmets from Bangladesh were part of a convoy travelling in the Gao region on Sunday which came under attack.

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Window of opportunity for peace in Mali ‘slowly narrowing,’ warns Secretary-General

Speaking at a ministerial meeting at United Nations Headquarters, Secretary-General António Guterres today voiced concern over the delayed implementation of the peace agreement in Mali.

Mali’s President, at UN Assembly, calls on world to help equip regional anti-terror force

Mali’s President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita took the podium of the General Assembly today to praise United Nations efforts in aiding his West African country recover from rebel attacks, and called on the international community to help fund a new five-nation force to combat terrorism in the region.

Security Council, UN chief condemn latest attack on peacekeepers in Mali

The United Nations Security Council and Secretary-General António Guterres have condemned an attack against a United Nations convoy in the Kidal region of Mali that left two Chadian peacekeepers dead and two others seriously injured.

Imposing sanctions on Mali, Security Council targets those undermining peace process

The Security Council today established a sanctions regime on Mali, introducing a travel ban and assets freeze that will apply to individuals and entities engaged in actions or policies that threaten the peace, security, or stability of the conflict-torn African country.