Pakistan calls for examining of mounting violence against its peacekeepers

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At the United Nations, Pakistan has stressed the need for examining the causes of mounting violence and hate speech against its peacekeepers.

Speaking at the UN General Assembly, Pakistani delegate Bilal Chaudhry, condemning attacks against UN missions and personnel, said Pakistan lost seven peacekeepers this year alone including six in a helicopter incident in March in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

“We condemn attacks against UN missions and personnel,” Pakistani delegate Bilal Chaudhry who deals with special political and decolonization matters, said that Pakistan lost seven peacekeepers this year alone, including six in a helicopter incident in March in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.”

“Based on the inquiry report of the incident, we call for bringing to justice the perpetrators of this heinous crime,” he said during a debate on the UN peacekeeping operations in global hotspots.—NNI

 

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