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UNSC observes moment of silence to mark 9/11 anniversary

IANS  |  United Nations 

The on Tuesday observed a for victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks in the 17 years ago.

"years later, it hurts as much today as the day that it happened," said US to the Nikki Haley, who asked for a "point of personal privilege" at the beginning of a morning session of the Security Council, reported.

Haley, who presided over the meeting as of the council for the month of September, asked for a to remember the thousands of victims who lost their lives 17 years ago in City and D.C.

"That day taught us a lot of lessons. It taught us the lesson that we can never let our down; it taught us the lesson that the evil exists; it taught us the lesson that we should never stop trying for peace and security in this world," told the

Nearly 3,000 people were killed when four hijacked planes hit the in New York, the near and a field near in on September 11, 2001.



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First Published: Tue, September 11 2018. 23:02 IST