Armed drone operations must adhere international law: UN Chief
Ban Ki-moon deplored civilian casualties resulting from drone strikes.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has said the operations of armed drones must strictly adhere to international law and international humanitarian law.
Addressing a news conference in New York‚ he deplored civilian casualties resulting from drone strikes.
He said the targets must be legitimate.
The UN chief's statement came five days after the UN General Assembly adopted a resolution calling for drone attacks to comply with international law.