Briefing by Spokesperson for Secretary-General

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19-Jul-2017 00:25:38
Briefing by Farhan Haq, Deputy Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.


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This morning, the Security Council met on enhancing African capacities in the areas of peace and security.

The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said today that it is deeply shocked and saddened at reports of the deaths and injuries of internally displaced people in an aerial attack on the embattled Mawza district of Yemen’s Taizz governorate.

The Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Stephen O’Brien arrived in Kinshasa for a three-day mission to the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

The International Organization on Migration (IOM) has helped 316 Somali migrants return to Somalia over the past four days.

Regarding recent developments on the Korean Peninsula, the Secretary-General welcomes the proposal by the Republic of Korea to reopen inter-Korean communication channels and encourages the leadership of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) to respond positively.
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