The masterminds of the 26/11 attacks are yet to face justice with the case in a Pakistani court dragging on.
Ban described Sunday’s poll as a “significant achievement” in Myanmar’s transition away from military rule, although he noted that minority voters such as the Muslim Rohingya were denied the right to vote.
The visit comes amid unrest that erupted in Jerusalem a month ago over tensions surrounding a Jerusalem holy site sacred to Jews and Muslims.
When asked about the civilian casualties on both sides and the UN Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan being aware of the situation.
The UN chief called on world governments to ‘unite and act swiftly to put a stop to this terrorist activity.’
The UN chief calls on the parties to redouble efforts to resolve differences through dialogue while refraining from taking any measure that is not conducive to dialogue.
“I am surprised that rejecting discrimination, and reiterating the principles of equality and justice in the U.N. Charter, can still be contested by anyone,” Khalaf said.
UN Secretary-General discussing the emergency with Southeast Asian nations urged them to provide search and rescue operations and options for resettlement to the Rohingya migrants.
Ban Ki-moon’s cancelled trip comes as relations between the Koreas remain strained.
The govt decided to form special tribunals to try rioters under a tough anti-terrorism law amid continued unrest
The opposition has been demanding midterm elections since it boycotted the divisive polls last year.
Ban Ki-moon welcomed the proposal of setting up a force of 7,500 troops to fight Boko Haram militants.
UN chief commended General Iqbal Singh Singha on the completion of his assignment as force commander of the UN mission in the Golan.
The Security Council is due to discuss the worsening crisis in Ukraine at a meeting on Wednesday, requested by Lithuania.
He pointed out that India was the second largest donor to the Democracy Fund, next only to the US.