MINUSMA notes with concern that acts contrary to the spirit of the agreements and arrangements relating to the ceasefire and the Peace Agreement as well as allegations of grave human rights violations and abuses have been recorded in several locations, in particular in the regions of the north.
Press releases 2015
The Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of MINUSMA, Mr. Mongi Hamdi, met with the Minister of Solidarity, Humanitarian Action and Reconstruction of the North, Mr. Hamadou Konaté, this morning.
Special Representative of the UN Secretary General and Head of MINUSMA Mongi Hamdi received today German Defense Minister Dr. Ursula von der Leyen and her accompanying delegation, which included three members of the Defense Committee of the German Parliament.
At around 6:10 this morning, the MINUSMA camp in Aguelhok was targeted by mortar fire. Preliminary reports indicate that at least four mortar shells landed in the vicinity of the camp. There were no casualties and the attack did not cause any material damage.
The Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of MINUSMA travelled to Brussels to meet European Union officials and discuss the support of the institutions and countries of Europe in reestablishing lasting peace in Mali.
MINUSMA congratulates the movements of the Plateforme on their decision, announced yesterday evening, to withdraw from the town of Ménaka, in the Gao region, in accordance with the “Arrangement Sécuritaire pour une Cessation des Hostilités” (“Security Arrangement for a Cessation of Hostilities”)