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UNITED
NATIONS
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        Security Council
Distr.
GENERAL
S/2001/15/Add.11
16 April 2001

Original: English

Summary statement by the Secretary-General on matters of
which the Security Council is seized and on the stage reached
in their consideration


Addendum


Pursuant to rule 11 of the provisional rules of procedure of the Security Council, the Secretary-General is submitting the following summary statement.

The list of items of which the Security Council is seized is contained in documents S/2001/15 of 19 March 2001, S/2001/15/Add.3 of 28 March 2001, S/2001/15/Add.5 of 2 April 2001, S/2001/15/Add.6 of 4 April 2001, S/2001/15/Add.7 of 6 April 2001 and S/2001/15/Add.10 of 13 April 2001.

During the week ending 17 March 2001, the Security Council took action on the following items:

The situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question (see S/2000/40/Add.39, 44, 46, 47 and 50; see also S/7382, S/7441, S/7452, S/7564, S/7570, S/7596, S/7600, S/7913, S/7923, S/7976, S/8000, S/8048, S/8066, S/8215, S/8242, S/8252, S/8269, S/8502, S/8525, S/8534, S/8564, S/8575, S/8584, S/8595, S/8747, S/8753, S/8807, S/8815, S/8828, S/8836, S/8885, S/8896, S/8960, S/9123, S/9135, S/9319, S/9382, S/9395, S/9406, S/9427 and Corr.1, S/9449, S/9452, S/9805, S/9812, S/9930, S/10327, S/10341, S/10554, S/10557, S/10703, S/10721, S/10729, S/10743, S/10770/Add.4, S/10855/Add.15, 16, 23, 24, 29, 30, 33, 41, 43, 44 and 50; S/11185/Add.14-16, 21, 42/Rev.1 and 47; S/11593/Add.15, 21, 29, 42 and 49; S/11935/Add.2-4, 12, 18-21, 23-26, 42, 44, 45 and 48; S/12269/Add.12, 13, 21, 42, 43 and 48; S/12520/Add.10, 11, 17, 21, 37, 39, 42, 47 and 48; S/13033/Add.2, 9-11, 16, 19, 21, 23, 25, 28, 29, 33, 34, 47 and 50; S/13737/Add.7, 8, 13-18, 20-22, 24-26, 33, 47 and 50; S/14326/Add.10, 11, 20, 24, 28, 29, 47 and 50; S/14840/Add.1-4, 8, 12, 13, 15, 16, 21-25, 27, 30-33, 37, 42, 45, and 48; S/15560/Add.3, 6, 7, 20, 21, 29-31, 37, 42, 45, 47 and 48; S/16270/Add.6-8, 15, 20, 21, 34, 35, 40 and 47; S/16880/Add.8-10, 15, 20, 21, 36, 40, 41 and 46; S/17725/Add.2-4, 15, 21, 28, 35, 38, 43 and 47-49; S/18570/Add.2, 21, 30, 47 and 49-51; S/19420/Add.1-5, 13, 15, 18, 19, 22 and Corr.1, 30, 48 and 50; S/20370/Add.4-6, 12, 16, 21, 22, 26, 30, 32, 34, 37, 44, 46, 47 and 51; S/21100/Add.4, 10, 12, 17, 20, 21, 30, 39, 40, 42, 44, 45, and 47-50; S/22110/Add.4, 12, 20, 21, 30 and 47; S/23370/Add.1, 4, 7, 13, 21, 30, 47 and 50; S/25070/Add.4, 21, 30 and 48; S/1994/20/Add.3, 8, 10, 20, 29 and 47; S/1995/40/Add.4, 8, 18, 19, 21, 29 and 47; S/1996/15/Add.4, 15, 21, 30, 38 and 47; S/1997/40/Add.4, 9, 11, 21, 30 and 46; S/1998/44/Add.4, 21, 26, 28, 30 and 47; S/1999/25/Add.3, 20, 29 and 46; S/2000/40/Add.4,15, 20, 21, 24, 29 and 47; and S/2001/15/Add.5)

The Security Council resumed its consideration of the item at its 4292nd and 4293rd meetings, held in private on 14 March 2001 in accordance with the understanding reached in its prior consultations.

At the close of the 4292nd meeting, in accordance with rule 55 of the provisional rules of procedure of the Security Council, the following communiqué was issued by the Secretary-General in place of a verbatim record:

The Security Council resumed its consideration of the item at its 4295th meeting, held on 15 March 2001 in response to that request. There were two suspensions and two resumptions of the meeting.

The President, with the consent of the Council, invited the representatives of Algeria, Bahrain, Belgium, Egypt, the Islamic Republic of Iran, Iraq, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Malaysia, New Zealand, Pakistan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, the Sudan, Sweden, the Syrian Arab Republic, the United Arab Emirates and Yemen, at their request, to participate in the discussion without the right to vote.

In response to the request contained in a letter dated 15 March 2001 from the Permanent Observer of Palestine to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council (S/2001/225), the President, in accordance with the rules of procedure and the previous practice in that regard, invited the Permanent Observer of Palestine to participate in the discussion.

In response to the request contained in a letter dated 14 March 2001 from the Chairman of the Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People, the President extended an invitation under rule 39 of the Council’s provisional rules of procedure to Ibra Deguène Ka, Chairman of the Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People.

The meeting was suspended.

Upon the first resumption of the meeting on the same day, the President, with the consent of the Council, invited the representatives of Cuba, Mauritania and Morocco, at their request, to participate in the discussion without the right to vote.

The situation between Eritrea and Ethiopia (see S/1998/44/Add.25; S/1999/25/Add.3, 5 and 7; S/2000/40/Add.18, 19, 30, 32, 36, 45 and 46; and S/2001/15/Add.6)

The Security Council resumed its consideration of the item at its 4294th meeting, held on 15 March 2001 in accordance with the understanding reached in its prior consultations, having before it the report of the Secretary-General on Ethiopia and Eritrea (S/2001/202).

The President drew attention to a draft resolution (S/2001/223) that had been prepared in the course of the Council’s prior consultations.

The Security Council proceeded to vote on draft resolution S/2001/223, and adopted it unanimously as resolution 1344 (2001) (for the text, see S/RES/1344 (2001); to be issued in Official Records of the Security Council, Fifty-sixth Year, Resolutions and Decisions of the Security Council, 2001).

Security Council resolutions 1160 (1998), 1199 (1998), 1203 (1998), 1239 (1999) and 1244 (1999) (see S/1999/25/Add.43 and 51; S/2000/40/Add.6, 9, 18, 22, 27, 33, 38, 45, 46 and 50; and S/2001/15/Add.3, 7 and 10; see also S/1998/44/Add.13, 34, 38 and 42; and S/1999/25/Add.2, 3, 11, 18 and 22)

The Security Council resumed its consideration of the item at its 4296th and 4298th meetings, held on 16 March 2001 in accordance with the understanding reached in its prior consultations, having before it the report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (S/2001/218).

At the 4296th meeting, the President, with the consent of the Council, invited the representatives of Albania, Bulgaria, Sweden, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Turkey and Yugoslavia, at their request, to participate in the discussion without the right to vote.

In accordance with the understanding reached in the Council’s prior consultations, the President, with the consent of the Council, extended an invitation under rule 39 of the Council’s provisional rules of procedure to Hans Haekkerup, Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo.

At the 4298th meeting, the President stated that, following consultations of the Council, he had been authorized to make a statement on behalf of the Council and read out the text of that statement (for the text, see S/PRST/2001/8; to be issued in Official Records of the Security Council, Fifty-sixth Year, Resolutions and Decisions of the Security Council, 2001).

The situation in Burundi (see S/25070/Add.43 and 46; S/1994/20/Add.29, 33, 41 and 50; S/1995/40/Add.4, 9, 12 and 34; S/1996/15 and Add.4, 9, 16, 19, 29, 30 and 34; S/1997/40/Add.21; S/1999/25/Add.44; S/2000/40/Add.2 and 38; and S/2001/15/Add.9)

The Security Council resumed its consideration of the item at its 4297th meeting, held in private on 16 March 2001 in accordance with the understanding reached in its prior consultations.

In accordance with rule 55 of the provisional rules of procedure of the Security Council, the following communiqué was issued by the Secretary-General in place of a verbatim record:




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