Members of the Security Council strongly condemned the attack against a helicopter of the United Nations Observer Mission in Georgia (UNOMIG) in Abkhazia (Georgia) on Monday 8 October, which resulted in the death of four observers, two local staff and three crew members, UN News Service reports.
Members of the Council recalled that it is the primary responsibility of both sides (Georgian and Abkhazian) to provide appropriate security conditions for the work of the Mission at all times, pursuant to Security Council resolutions and their mutual obligations.
Members of the Council stressed that a speedy investigation of the responsibilities involved in the attack is needed. The perpetrators must be brought to justice.
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