UN / CHILE VIOLENCE

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The United Nations (UN) team in Chile expressed "deep concern of the serious acts of violence" that occurred in Santiago over the weekend and called on “all sectors of Chilean society to reduce tensions, reject all acts of violence and seek peaceful solutions to this challenge facing the country.” UNIFEED

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STORY: UN / CHILE VIOLENCE
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DATELINE: 21 OCTOBER 2019, NEW YORK CITY / FILE

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FILE – RECENT – NEW YORK CITY

1.Close up, United Nations flag

21 OCTOBER 2019, NEW YORK CITY

2.Various shots, press briefing room
3.SOUNDBITE (English) Stephane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General, United Nations:
“The UN country team has expressed its deep concern of the serious acts of violence that occurred in Santiago over the weekend. The team says it laments in particular the high number of people including minors and members of the law enforcement who were injured during these incidents, as well as the damage and substantial material losses that were caused.”
4. Med shot, reporters
5. SOUNDBITE (English) Stephane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General, United Nations:
“Regarding the state of emergency decreed by the government, the United Nations system in Chile recalls that its provisions must be applied and must strict compliance with the rule of law and international human rights standards to which Chile has adhered. The United Nations also calls on all sectors of Chilean society to reduce tensions, reject all acts of violence and seek peaceful solutions to this challenge facing the country.”
6. Wide shot, press briefing room

STORYLINE:

The United Nations called on “all sectors of Chile and society to reduce tensions, reject all acts of violence and seek peaceful solutions to this challenge facing the country.”

Speaking to reporters today (21 Oct) in New York, UN spokesperson Stephane Dujarric said, “the UN country team has expressed its deep concern of the serious acts of violence” that occurred in the capital city of Chile over the weekend.

Dujarric continued, “the team says it laments in particular the high number of people including minors and members of the law enforcement who were injured during these incidents, as well as the damage and substantial material losses that were caused.”

Regarding the state of emergency decreed by the government, the Spokesperson said that the UN system in Chile recalled that “its provisions must be applied and must strict compliance with the rule of law and international human rights standards to which Chile has adhered.”

According to media reports, over the weekend, there were violent protests occurred in the capital city Santiago which left several dead and injured.
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