TitleStatement / by the President of the Security Council
Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 6089th meeting, 3 Mar. 2009, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation of Guinea-Bissau"]
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Condemns in the strongest terms the assassinations of the President of Guinea-Bissau, Joao Bernardo Vieira, and the Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces, Tagme Na Waie, on 1 and 2 Mar. 2009; calls on the Government to bring to justice those responsible for these violent acts; urges all parties to resolve their disputes through political and peaceful means within the framework of its democratic institutions and opposes any attempt to change the government through unconstitutional means; welcomes statements condemning the incidents the international community; calls on all to assist in preserving the constitutional order in Guinea-Bissau and to continue to support peacebuilding efforts in the country; reaffirms its commitment to support the efforts of the Government and people of Guinea-Bissau to consolidate democratic institutions, peace and stability in that country.