UN / UKRAINE STATION STRIKE REAX

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The strike on the Kramatorsk railway station in eastern Ukraine, which killed and injured scores of civilians waiting to be evacuated, and other attacks against civilians and civilian infrastructure, are “completely unacceptable,” a UN spokesperson said. UNIFEED

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STORY: UN / UKRAINE STATION STRIKE REAX
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DATELINE: 8 APRIL 2022, NEW YORK CITY / FILE
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1. Wide shot, exterior, United Nations Headquarters

8 APRIL, NEW YORK CITY

2. Wide shot, Dujarric walking to the podium, press room
3. SOUNDBITE (English) Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General, United Nations:
“I will start off with a statement on the events that took place in Ukraine earlier this morning. The strike on the Kramatorsk railway station in eastern Ukraine today, which killed and injured scores of civilians waiting to be evacuated, including many women, children, and elderly, and other attacks against civilians and on civilian infrastructure are completely unacceptable. They are a gross violation of international humanitarian law and international human rights law, for which the perpetrators must be held accountable. The Secretary-General reminds all parties of their obligations under international law to protect civilians and of the urgency to agree on humanitarian ceasefires in order to enable the safe evacuation of and humanitarian access to populations trapped in conflict. The Secretary-General reiterates his appeal to all concerned to bring an immediate end to this brutal war.”
4. Wide shot, Dujarric at the podium, press room

STORYLINE:
The strike on the Kramatorsk railway station in eastern Ukraine, which killed and injured scores of civilians waiting to be evacuated, and other attacks against civilians and civilian infrastructure, are “completely unacceptable,” a UN spokesperson said.

Briefing reporters today (8 Apr), Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General, said that the events that took place in Ukraine earlier this morning “are a gross violation of international humanitarian law and international human rights law, for which the perpetrators must be held accountable.”

The Secretary-General reminds all parties of their obligations under international law to protect civilians and of the urgency to agree on humanitarian ceasefires to enable the safe evacuation of and humanitarian access to populations trapped in conflict.

“The Secretary-General reiterates his appeal to all concerned to bring an immediate end to this brutal war,” he concluded.
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