UN moves in response to casualties

BBCIn a statement, the UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon “notes that civilians are bearing the brunt of the violence, and calls for an immediate halt to the government’s disproportionate use of force and indiscriminate attacks on civilian targets. He stresses that those who violate international humanitarian law or commit grave crimes must be held accountable.”

Jordan’s former foreign minister, Abdelilah Al-Khatib, now special envoy to Libya is “to undertake urgent consultations with the authorities in Tripoli and in the region on the immediate humanitarian situation,” the statement said.

Libyan foreign minister Musa Kusa has agreed to accept an immediate dispatch of humanitarian assessment in Tripoli. The UN has also asked for immediate access to Misrata.

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2 Responses to UN moves in response to casualties

  1. Adnalya says:

    Misrata, Misrata. But why no word about Az Zawiyah ???? It’s more small than Misrata and had hard fights this days. Don’t forget this town.

  2. yqxo says:

    Consultations with Musa Kusa and Tripoli authorities, it will be one hell of a propaganda tour.

    Way to go UN, they always know who to turn to!

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