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UN Security council concerned by sharp increase in attacks on schools : Statement

United Nations, Sep 11 (Sputnik) The UN Security Council members adopted a statement during a meeting on Thursday expressing grave concern about the significant increase of attacks on schools in recent years which resulted in an alarming number of children being left without quality education.
"The Security Council reaffirms the right to education and its contribution to the achievement of peace and security and expresses grave concern about the significant increase of attacks on schools in recent years and the resulting alarming number of children denied access to quality education," the statement said.
UN International Children's Fund Executive Director said later during the meeting that in 2019 alone, there were 494 verified attacks with one-fifth of them taking place in West and Central Africa. Since the agency started monitoring, more than 13,000 attacks on schools have been reported worldwide.
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