UNSC strongly condemns suicide attacks in Mastung, Hangu

ISLAMABAD: The UN Security Council has strongly condemned the heinous and cowardly suicide attacks at Mastung and Hangu.

This has been stated in n a press statement issued by the Security Council President Ferit Hoxha, according to a Radio Pakistan’s report.

The members of the Security Council expressed their deepest sympathy and condolences to the families of the victims and Pakistan, and they wished a speedy and full recovery to those who were injured.

The Security Council reaffirmed that terrorism in all its forms and manifestations constitutes one of the most serious threats to the international peace and security.

The Security Council members underlined the need to hold perpetrators, organizers, financiers and sponsors of these reprehensible acts of terrorism accountable and bring them to justice.

They urged all States, in accordance with their obligations under international law and relevant Security Council resolutions, to cooperate actively with the Government of Pakistan, as well as all other relevant authorities in this regard.

The members of the Security Council reiterated that any acts of terrorism are criminal and unjustifiable, regardless of their motivation, wherever, whenever and by whomsoever committed.

They reaffirmed the need for all States to combat by all means, in accordance with the Charter of the United Nations and other obligations under international law, threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist acts.