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Ban condemns Monday’s bombing in N'Djamena

16 June 2015, 08:00

United Nations - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon has condemned the bombings on Monday in N'Djamena, Chad, which reportedly killed 25 people and injured dozens of others.

In a statement issued by the UN Spokesman, Stephane DuJarric in New York, Ban extends his heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims and to the Government and people of Chad.

"He wishes a speedy recovery to those injured in the attack.

"The Secretary-General commends Chad for its courageous role in the fight against Boko Haram."

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Ban stressed the importance of enhanced collaboration among countries in West and Central Africa in order to more effectively combat the threat of Boko Haram.

In this regard, he welcomes positive developments in the actual operations of the Multi-National Joint Task Force.

The Secretary-General reiterates that States must ensure that all measures taken to address the Boko Haram threat complied with all their obligations under international humanitarian, human rights and refugee law. 



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