21 September 2011

UNMIT prepares report for Prime Minister Gusmao on ammunitions importation

East Timor Legal News 21/09/2011 Source: Independente, September 8, 2011 - Deputy Prime Minister Jose Luis Guterres said that the Head of the United Nations Integrated Mission in Timor-Leste (UNMIT), Ameerah Haq, has told the Government that UNMIT will submit a report on the imported ammunition to Prime Minister Xanana Gusmao.

"The UN Secretary-General's Special Representative Ameerah has confirmed that they are ready to present data on the ammunition they imported," he said.

The UN mandate in Timor-Leste is to guarantee peace and stability in the country and UNMIT has the responsibility to explain it to the Government, he said.

UNMIT armed forces in Timor-Leste can carry weapons and use ammunitions to provide security for the people in the country, he said.

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