The Secretary-General of the United Nations issued a statement calling on all parties to the conflict in Uganda to remain calm before the elections
According to local media reports on the 21st, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called on the Ukrainian parties to exercise restraint before the election after riots caused by the arrest of Ugandan presidential candidate, which killed more than 30 people.
Guterres said in a statement through a spokesman: “The Secretary-General is following recent developments in Uganda and expressing concern about reports of violence and deaths after the protests.
He expressed his condolences to the families of the victims and wished the injured a speedy recovery. The Secretary-General condemns all acts of violence and calls on the Ugandan authorities to ensure that all perpetrators of human rights violations are held accountable.”
In addition, Secretary-General Guterres urged all political leaders and their supporters to participate peacefully in the electoral process in accordance with the relevant regulations and to avoid inciting any violence or hate speech.