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27 January 2015 - Security Council Press Statement on Terrorist Attack in Libya

27 JANUARY 2015

SC/11754-AFR/3060

 

Security Council Press Statement on Terrorist Attack in Libya

 

The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the terrorist attack on 27 January against the Corinthia Hotel in Tripoli, Libya, resulting in several deaths and injuries.  They expressed their deep sympathy and condolences to the families of the victims of this heinous act and wished a speedy recovery to those injured.

 

The members of the Security Council reaffirmed that terrorism in all its forms and manifestations constitutes one of the most serious threats to international peace and security, and that any acts of terrorism are criminal and unjustifiable regardless of their motivation, wherever and whenever and by whomsoever committed.

 

The members of the Security Council reiterated their determination to combat all forms of terrorism, in accordance with their responsibilities under the Charter of the United Nations.

 

The members of the Security Council underlined the need to bring perpetrators, organizers, financiers and sponsors of these reprehensible acts of terrorism to justice and urged all States, in accordance with their obligations under international law and relevant Security Council resolutions, to cooperate actively with relevant regional authorities in this regard.

 

The members of the Security Council reminded States that they must ensure that measures taken to combat terrorism comply with all their obligations under international law, in particular international human rights, refugee and humanitarian law.

 

The members of the Security Council reaffirmed their full support for Special Representative of the Secretary-General, Bernardino León, and urged all parties in Libya to engage constructively with his efforts to resume an inclusive political process aimed at addressing the political and security challenges facing the country.

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