Marking the first anniversary of the assassination of Pakistan's former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said in a statement that he hopes a UN inquiry can help with the search for "truth and justice."
Reuters - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon hopes a U.N. inquiry into the assassination of former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto can be set up in the near future, the United Nations said on Friday.
A statement issued through Ban's spokesperson to mark the first aniversary of Bhutto's killing said he was committed to helping
Bhutto was killed in a gun and bomb attack in the city of
In response to the government's request for a commission of inquiry into the assassination, the U.N. secretariat has been consulting with
"The Secretary-General is hopeful that, with the progression of the discussions, the commission could be established in the near future," it added.
Earlier investigations by
Some of Bhutto's aides have expressed dissatisfaction over those investigations.
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