Thursday, 07 March 2024 09:51

UK and US accused of obstructing inquiry into 1961 death of UN chief

Governments said to be ‘dragging their feet’ in handing over evidence relating to death of Dag Hammarskjold.

The US and UK have been accused by university researchers of obstructing a United Nations inquiry into the 1961 plane crash that killed the UN secretary general Dag Hammarskjold. A conference in London heard an update from the UN assistant secretary general for legal affairs, Stephen Mathias, on progress in the inquiry, which is seeking archive documentation from member states. The participants said the US and UK had been dragging their feet in handing over potentially vital information.

Read more here. (The Guardian)

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