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UN, WHO chiefs condemn attack on UN convoy in DR Congo

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1. United Nations Headquarters exterior

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2. Stephane Dujarric, spokesman for UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, going to podium
3. Reporters
4. SOUNDBITE (English) Stephane Dujarric, spokesman, UN secretary-general:
"The secretary general strongly condemns today's attack against the joint field mission of the World Food Program in Kimbumba near Goma. The attack was perpetrated by unidentified armed combatants. The attack resulted in the killing of three people including the Italian ambassador to the DRC, his bodyguard and a WFP national staff member. The secretary general expresses his deep condolences to the families of the deceased, as well as the government of Italy and the Democratic Republic of the Congo."
5. Reporters
6. SOUNDBITE (English) Stephane Dujarric, spokesman, UN secretary-general:
"He further expresses his solidarity with the World Food Program colleagues, and the entire United Nations team in the country. The secretary general calls on the government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo to investigate swiftly this heinous targeting of a UN joint field mission, and to bring the perpetrators to justice. He reaffirms that the United Nations will continue to support the Congolese government and the people and their efforts to bring about peace and stability, especially in the east of the country."
7. Reporters

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8. World Health Organization (WHO) headquarters
9. Entrance to WHO headquarters

Geneva, Switzerland - Feb 22, 2021 (UNifeed - No access Chinese mainland/Not for sale)
10. SOUNDBITE (English) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General, World Health Organization:
"I am deeply saddened and extremely concerned by the attack today on a humanitarian convoy in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, which left three people dead, including the Italian Ambassador to that country. I would like to express my deepest condolences to their families as well as to the government and people of Italy."
11. Press briefing in progress

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The United Nations and the World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday condemned the attack on a UN convoy in the east of DR Congo that killed three people including the Italian ambassador to the country.

Ambassador Luca Attanasio, his bodyguard and a national staff member of the World Food Programme (WFP) were killed in the attack in Kimbumba near Goma, North Kivu. They were on a UN joint mission to one of the WFP program sites when attacked by armed assailants.

"The secretary general expresses his deep condolences to the families of the deceased, as well as the government of Italy and the Democratic Republic of the Congo," said Stephane Dujarric, spokesman for the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres at a press briefing in New York following the attack.

The spokesman said Guterres expressed his support to the Congolese government and people on pursuing peace and stability.

"He further expresses his solidarity with the World Food Program colleagues, and the entire United Nations team in the country. The secretary general calls on the government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo to investigate swiftly this heinous targeting of a UN joint field mission, and to bring the perpetrators to justice. He reaffirms that the United Nations will continue to support the Congolese government and the people and their efforts to bring about peace and stability, especially in the east of the country," said Dujarric.

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the WHO, also denounced the attack on Monday.

"I am deeply saddened and extremely concerned by the attack today on a humanitarian convoy in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, which left three people dead, including the Italian Ambassador to that country. I would like to express my deepest condolences to their families as well as to the government and people of Italy," said the WHO head in Geneva, Switzerland.

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  • ID : 8178921
  • Dateline : Feb 22, 2021/Recent/File
  • Location : Switzerland;Others
  • Category : society
  • Duration : 2'00
  • Audio Language : English/Nats
  • Source : China Central Television (CCTV),UNifeed
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  • Published : 2021-02-23 16:01
  • Last Modified : 2021-02-23 17:52:56
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  • ID : 8178921
  • Dateline : 22 févr. 2021
  • Location : Suisse;D'autres
  • Category : society
  • Duration : 2'00
  • Audio Language : Anglais/Nats
  • Source : China Central Television (CCTV),UNifeed
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  • Published : 2021-02-23 17:46
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UN/Switzerland-DR Congo/Attack

UN, WHO chiefs condemn attack on UN convoy in DR Congo

Dateline : Feb 22, 2021/Recent/File

Location : Switzerland;Others

Duration : 2'00

  • English
  • Français


UN Headquarters, New York City - Recent (UNifeed - No access Chinese mainland/Not for sale)
1. United Nations Headquarters exterior

UN Headquarters, New York City - Feb 22, 2021 (UNifeed - No access Chinese mainland/Not for sale)
2. Stephane Dujarric, spokesman for UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, going to podium
3. Reporters
4. SOUNDBITE (English) Stephane Dujarric, spokesman, UN secretary-general:
"The secretary general strongly condemns today's attack against the joint field mission of the World Food Program in Kimbumba near Goma. The attack was perpetrated by unidentified armed combatants. The attack resulted in the killing of three people including the Italian ambassador to the DRC, his bodyguard and a WFP national staff member. The secretary general expresses his deep condolences to the families of the deceased, as well as the government of Italy and the Democratic Republic of the Congo."
5. Reporters
6. SOUNDBITE (English) Stephane Dujarric, spokesman, UN secretary-general:
"He further expresses his solidarity with the World Food Program colleagues, and the entire United Nations team in the country. The secretary general calls on the government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo to investigate swiftly this heinous targeting of a UN joint field mission, and to bring the perpetrators to justice. He reaffirms that the United Nations will continue to support the Congolese government and the people and their efforts to bring about peace and stability, especially in the east of the country."
7. Reporters

FILE: Geneva, Switzerland - Date Unknown (CCTV - No access Chinese mainland)
8. World Health Organization (WHO) headquarters
9. Entrance to WHO headquarters

Geneva, Switzerland - Feb 22, 2021 (UNifeed - No access Chinese mainland/Not for sale)
10. SOUNDBITE (English) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General, World Health Organization:
"I am deeply saddened and extremely concerned by the attack today on a humanitarian convoy in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, which left three people dead, including the Italian Ambassador to that country. I would like to express my deepest condolences to their families as well as to the government and people of Italy."
11. Press briefing in progress


The United Nations and the World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday condemned the attack on a UN convoy in the east of DR Congo that killed three people including the Italian ambassador to the country.

Ambassador Luca Attanasio, his bodyguard and a national staff member of the World Food Programme (WFP) were killed in the attack in Kimbumba near Goma, North Kivu. They were on a UN joint mission to one of the WFP program sites when attacked by armed assailants.

"The secretary general expresses his deep condolences to the families of the deceased, as well as the government of Italy and the Democratic Republic of the Congo," said Stephane Dujarric, spokesman for the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres at a press briefing in New York following the attack.

The spokesman said Guterres expressed his support to the Congolese government and people on pursuing peace and stability.

"He further expresses his solidarity with the World Food Program colleagues, and the entire United Nations team in the country. The secretary general calls on the government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo to investigate swiftly this heinous targeting of a UN joint field mission, and to bring the perpetrators to justice. He reaffirms that the United Nations will continue to support the Congolese government and the people and their efforts to bring about peace and stability, especially in the east of the country," said Dujarric.

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the WHO, also denounced the attack on Monday.

"I am deeply saddened and extremely concerned by the attack today on a humanitarian convoy in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, which left three people dead, including the Italian Ambassador to that country. I would like to express my deepest condolences to their families as well as to the government and people of Italy," said the WHO head in Geneva, Switzerland.

ID : 8178921

Published : 2021-02-23 16:01

Last Modified : 2021-02-23 17:52:56

Source : China Central Television (CCTV),UNifeed

Restrictions : See shotlist

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