UN to investigate attacks on UN-supported facilities in Syria

Published August 1, 2019, 9:46 PM

by Martin Sadongdong & Antonio Colina

By Reuters

UNITED NATIONS – The United Nations will investigate attacks on UN-supported facilities in northwest Syria, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres announced on Thursday, two days after two-thirds of the Security Council pushed for such an inquiry.

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres attends Lisboa+21 conference in Lisbon, Portugal June 23, 2019.  (REUTERS / Rafael Marchante / MANILA BULLETIN)
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres attends Lisboa+21 conference in Lisbon, Portugal June 23, 2019. (REUTERS / Rafael Marchante / MANILA BULLETIN)

Britain, France, the United States, Germany, Belgium, Peru, Poland, Kuwait, the Dominican Republic and Indonesia delivered a demarche – a formal diplomatic petition – to Guterres on Tuesday over the lack of an inquiry into attacks on some 14 locations.

 
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