Monthly Archives: May 2013

Secretary-General’s statement on fighting in Syria and risk of regional spillover – 26 May 2013

By | 27 May 2013

Syria – The Secretary-General continues to be extremely concerned by the intense military confrontation in Syria, in particular in recent days in and around the town of Qusayr, and the resulting human toll and suffering.  The Secretary-General reiterates that protecting civilians must be the priority and urges all to abide by their obligations under international humanitarian… Read More »

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Secretary-General’s statement on Colombia – 26 May 2013

By | 27 May 2013

Colombia – The Secretary-General welcomes the announcement that the Government of Colombia and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC-EP) have today reached agreement on the first agenda item in the peace talks being held in Havana, namely, Rural Development. This is a significant achievement and an important step forward. He wishes both delegations further… Read More »

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