Troika Statement on Attack on Humanitarian Convoy Near Bor, Jonglei

 

The Embassies of Norway, the United Kingdom, and the United States join the United Nations Mission in South Sudan in strongly condemning the February 9 attack on a humanitarian convoy that was being escorted by peacekeepers in Anyidi Payam of Bor South County, Jonglei State.  Humanitarian workers and peacekeepers must never be targets of violence.  We call upon the transitional government and all those in positions of influence in South Sudan to act to ensure the security of those providing aid and support to the South Sudanese people.  Those responsible for this unacceptable attack must be held accountable.

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