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Security, justice needed in post-conflict zones — Prince Zeid

By Petra - Feb 19,2014 - Last updated at Feb 19,2014

NEW YORK — HH Prince Zeid Bin Raad, Jordan’s permanent representative to the UN, on Wednesday stressed the importance of providing security along with humanitarian support in order to rebuild a country or area devastated by war.

Prince Zeid made the statement in an address that he delivered at the UN Security Council during a discussion on boosting the rule of law.

In a post-conflict environment, he stressed the need to establish efficient criminal and financial courts.

Prince Zeid also asked that the number of legal advisers at international peace-keeping contingents be increased.

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