UN / UKRAINE UPDATE

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25-Aug-2022 00:01:08
Following attacks across Ukraine in the last several days, a United Nations spokesperson reiterated that all parties “without exception” must respect international humanitarian law and “take constant care to spare civilians and civilian infrastructure.” UNIFEED

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STORY: UN / UKRAINE UPDATE
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DATELINE: 25 AUGUST 2022, NEW YORK CITY / FILE

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1. Wide shot, United Nations Headquarters

25 AUGUST 2022, NEW YORK CITY

2. Wide shot, spokesperson Stéphane Dujarric at to podium
3. Wide shot, journalists
4. SOUNDBITE (English) Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General, United Nations:
“Following the attacks that we’ve seen across Ukraine in the last several days, we reiterate without exception that all parties must respect their obligations under international humanitarian law and take constant care to spare civilians and civilian infrastructure so that they are protected, their houses preserved, and essential services remain. As you know, there has been intense shelling on frontline cities, including Nikopol and Zelenodolsk, in Dnipropetrovska oblast, where hostilities have left a path of destruction, with dozens of houses damaged, as well as shops, schools and pharmacies. This includes the strikes that killed and injured civilians yesterday close to the rail station in Chaplyne, in central Ukraine, which was especially concerning.”
5. Med shot, journalists
6. Wide shot, end of briefing

STORYLINE:

Following attacks across Ukraine in the last several days, a United Nations spokesperson today (25 Aug) reiterated that all parties “without exception” must respect international humanitarian law and “take constant care to spare civilians and civilian infrastructure.”

The Spokesperson for the Secretary-General, Stéphane Dujarric, said, “there has been intense shelling on frontline cities, including Nikopol and Zelenodolsk, in Dnipropetrovska oblast, where hostilities have left a path of destruction, with dozens of houses damaged, as well as shops, schools and pharmacies. This includes the strikes that killed and injured civilians yesterday close to the rail station in Chaplyne, in central Ukraine, which was especially concerning.”
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