UN: Guterres condemns Congo attack as ‘worst’ in peacekeepers’ recent history

Secretary General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres condemned an attack against UN peacekeepers in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday, adding that it was the worst in the organisation's recent history during a speech at the United Nations in New York City on Friday. The attack, which killed at least 14 peacekeepers and wounded at least 40 others according to the latest figures... Еще, is suspected to have been carried out by the Allied Rebel Forces. «I offer my deepest condolences to the families and loved ones of the victims, and to the Government and people of Tanzania [where the majority of the peacekeepers came from]. I wish a speedy recovery to all those injured. I condemn this attack unequivocally,» Guterres commented. The peacekeeping base is located about 45 kilometres (28mi) from the town of Beni in north-eastern Congo.

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