UN / DAESH ISIL LEADER KILLED REAX

03-Feb-2022 00:01:28
Following the announcement on the death of the leader of Da’esh, UN spokesperson Farhan Haq said the Organization wanted to take this moment “to remember the victims and families of victims of terrorism everywhere around the world.” UNIFEED
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STORY: UN / DAESH ISIL LEADER KILLED REAX
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DATELINE: 03 FEBRUARY 2022, NEW YORK CITY
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FILE – NEW YORK CITY

1. Tilt up, UN headquarters exterior

03 FEBRUARY 2022, NEW YORK CITY

2. Wide shot, Haq at podium
3. Med shot, journalist asking question
4. SOUNDBITE (English) Farhan Haq, Deputy Spokesperson for the Secretary-General, United Nations:
"We have taken note of the announcement by the US President of the death of Abu Ibrahim al-Qurayshi, the leader of Da'esh. We note with concern reports of civilian casualties. Da'esh has committed heinous crimes and brought tragedy and death to thousands of men, women, and children. And we want to take this moment to remember the victims and families of victims of terrorism everywhere around the world. And, of course, as you know, the UN system as a whole has been very united in efforts to act against Da'esh. So, any successes against them are to be welcomed."
5. Med shot, journalist asking question
6. SOUNDBITE (English) Farhan Haq, Deputy Spokesperson for the Secretary-General, United Nations:
"Well, regarding the death of civilians, what we do is we continue to call on all the parties to take all necessary measures to protect civilians and civilian infrastructure in line with their obligations under international humanitarian law. In the case of trying to determine responsibility for casualties from [the] attack, of course, it would be important to have an investigation."
7. Med shot, journalists attending briefing
8. Wide shot, Haq at podium
STORYLINE
Following the announcement on the death of the leader of Da’esh, UN spokesperson Farhan Haq said the Organization wanted to take this moment “to remember the victims and families of victims of terrorism everywhere around the world.”

Responding to questions from reporters in New York today (03 Feb), UN the spokesperson noted the announcement by US President Joe Biden of the death of Abu Ibrahim al-Qurayshi, the leader of Da'esh. He also noted “with concern” reports of civilian casualties.

The UN spokesperson said, “Da'esh has committed heinous crimes and brought tragedy and death to thousands of men, women, and children. And we want to take this moment to remember the victims and families of victims of terrorism everywhere around the world.”

Haq added that the UN system as a whole “has been very united in efforts to act against Da'esh. So, any successes against them are to be welcomed."

Asked if the United States should conduct an investigation into the civilian deaths, Haq said the UN continues to call on all the parties to take all necessary measures to protect civilians and civilian infrastructure “in line with their obligations under international humanitarian law.” He added, “In the case of trying to determine responsibility for casualties from [the] attack, of course, it would be important to have an investigation."
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