UN urges parties in Myanmar’s Kachin to respect humanitarian obligations

The United Nations on Wednesday called on all parties in Myanmar’s northeastern Kachin State to respect their obligations under international humanitarian law and end the violence. Chief UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric said that “humanitarians must be able to access and provide assistance to those in need, the parties must take constant care to spare civilians and civilians should be able to safely and voluntarily return to their homes as soon as conditions allow.”

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