U.S. Statement on Central African Republic – HRC36 Resolution L.18

U.S. Statement as delivered by Jason Mack

Human Rights Council 36th Session
Geneva, September 29, 2017 

Thank you, Mr. President.

The U.S. thanks the Council for its work on this resolution, and commends the efforts made by all council members to reach a consensus. We welcome the work of the Council toward peace and security in the Central African Republic.

We reiterate our concerns regarding reports of serious violations and abuses of human rights and violations of humanitarian law in the Central African Republic, and understand that such abuses and violations may occur in the context of acts such as those listed in OP1.

The United States is pleased to cosponsor this resolution.

Thank you.