The Congolese government said that the spokesperson had made "indelicate and inappropriate" statements, which contributed to the tensions between the population and MONUSCO.
The UN peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo, known as MONUSCO, has come under regular local criticism for its perceived inability to stop fighting in the conflict-torn east.
As Bosnia marks the 24th anniversary of the gut-wrenching massacre, here's a quick recap on how the Bosnian Serb forces took Dutch peacekeeping forces hostage in July 1995 and killed more than 8,000 people over the following days.
A new UN report indicates that thousands of children, mostly boys, have been recruited by the armed groups and thousands of more, most of them girls, are sexually exploited and abused during the five years of fighting in Central African Republic.
US President Donald Trump's plans to reduce foreign aid has sparked fears that the removal of UN peacekeepers would throw the country into further disarray.
The 15-member Security Council decides to end its 13-year peacekeeping mission in Haiti over the coming six months. It will be replaced with a smaller policing group.
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