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Security Council Criticizes Eritrea Ban

AFRICA: The Security Council on Friday called on Eritrea to lift a ban on U.N. helicopter flights in its airspace, saying it imposes an “unacceptable restriction” that endangers the safety of United Nations staff in the country. The statement came after the death of a U.N. peacekeeper from India who suffered a cardiac arrest early Wednesday at the Indian battalion’s headquarters in Adigrat, in the Ethiopian side of a buffer zone between the two countries. An Eritrean government spokesman on Thursday rejected criticism of the ban. Full Story

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