LAHAD DATU: Ban Ki-moon calls for swift, peaceful end to Sabah intrusion

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KUALA LUMPUR: United Nations secretary-general Ban Ki-moon has urged a swift end to the violence in Sabah, calling for all parties to seek a peaceful resolution.

 

“The secretary-general is closely following the situation in Sabah, and encourages dialogue among all parties to end the conflict peacefully,” said his spokesperson in a statement on UN’s official website. 
 
Ban also voiced his concern about the impact this situation would have on the civilian population there, including migrants in the region.
 
“He urges all parties to facilitate delivery of humanitarian assistance and act in full respect of international human rights norms and standards,” the statement said.

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