Central Africa: Militants Seleka, loot UN Office

Central Africa: Militants Seleka, loot UN Office

Jakarta : Indonesia | Mar 26, 2013 at 12:14 PM PDT
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Central Africa: Militants Seleka, loot UN Office.

The leader of the rebel alliance, Seleka Michel Djotodia, calling himself the new leader, the Central African Republic. Told Radio France Internationale, he expressed plans to hold free and open elections, in three years. France, the United States and head of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon, urged the rebels to respect the peace agreement January 11, which form a national unity government. So far, the prime minister, Nicolas Tiangaye, remained in office.

United Nations Office, looters raided a rebel group mingled with Seleka, including the UN employees. After the rebels control the capital of Central African Republic, Bangui. Similarly, the UN Security Council spokesman, Martin Nesirky. Monday. Gunfire and looting continues at the time, the UN Security Council is scheduled to discuss the crisis was on the same day. There is still gunfire and looting in Bangui. Even some UN offices, and residences of employees, both local and foreign, were looted.

Fifteen member states of the UN Security Council is expected to issue a statement calling for, to Seleka, to be willing to return to the constitution, after President Francois Bozize, fled from rebels on Sunday. Then be announced quickly by the rebels, that there is a new president, who expressed themselves in a way that really is not valid. Our question is how to get back to the constitution, how the general election as soon as possible. Similarly, the French ambassador to the UN, Gerard Araud, told reporters in announcing the meeting. In the coming days, we'll see what we can do, to make sure the new president, to hold elections.


sources: AFP, Reuters

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The UN's human rights chief appealed to the Security Council for unity over the crisis
TaschTaufan is based in Jakarta, Jakarta, Indonesia, and is a Reporter on Allvoices.
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