UN Security Council reaffirms its commitment to Support Somalia’s peace process

The UN Security Council on Monday reiterated its determination to support peace, stability and development in Somalia barely a day a massive car bomb killed over thirty people.

In a press statement, the 15-nation council paid tribute to all Somali and international actors working to bring peace and stability in Somalia.

The Council condemned “in the strongest terms” a terrorist attack on Sunday at Kawa-goday market in Mogadishu.

“They underlined that neither this nor any other terrorist attack would weaken that determination,” said the Security Council in the statement.

The statement called on all states to combat by all means threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist acts.

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

“The Security Council reaffirms the need to bring perpetrators, organizers, financiers and sponsors of these reprehensible acts of terrorism to justice, as well as reaffirmed the need to combat the scourges in accordance with international law,” the Council urged.

The death toll from Sunday’s blast in Mogadishu has risen to 35 people mostly civilians.

No group has yet claimed responsibility but Al-Shabaab remains the main suspect of the attack.

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