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Mass Rapes and Attacks in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Susan E. Rice
U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, U.S. Mission to the United Nations
New York City
August 26, 2010


AP Soundbite:

Ambassador Rice (Aug. 26): "The Secretariat was clear in acknowledging that things did not occur as they should have, but we await answers from Assistant Secretary General Khare and Margot Wallstrom as to what was the actual sequence of events, where there may have been shortcomings in processes and procedures and what steps can be taken going forward to insure more effective, real-time, advance communication of threats to the civilian population." Full Text»


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