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UNITED
NATIONS
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        Security Council
Distr.
GENERAL
S/2002/30/Add.15
26 April 2002

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/2002/30 of 15 March 2002, S/2002/30/Add.1 of 22 March 2002, S/2002/30/Add.2 of 25 March 2002, S/2002/30/Add.3 of 26 March 2002, S/2002/30/Add.5 of 1 April 2002 and S/2002/30/Add.13 of 9 April 2002.

During the week ending 20 April 2002, the Security Council took action on the following items:

Threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist acts ( see S/2001/15/Add.37, 39 and 46; see also S/1998/44/Add.32)

The Security Council resumed its consideration of the item at its 4512th and 4513th meetings, held on 15 April 2002 in accordance with the understanding reached in its prior consultations. There was one suspension and one resumption of the 4512th meeting.

The President, with the consent of the Council, invited the representatives of Australia, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Japan, Malawi, Pakistan, Peru, Spain, Turkey and Ukraine, 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 Sir Jeremy Greenstock, Chairman of the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1373 (2001) concerning counter-terrorism.

The meeting was suspended.

Upon the resumption of the meeting, the President, with the consent of the Council, invited the representatives of Israel and Malaysia, at their request, to participate in the discussion without the right to vote.

At the 4513th 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/2002/10, to be issued in Official Records of the Security Council, Fifty-seventh Year, Resolutions and Decisions of the Security Council, 2002).

The situation in Angola (see S/25070/Add.4, 10, 17, 22, 23, 28, 37, 44 and 50; S/1994/20/Add.5, 10, 21, 25, 31, 35, 38, 42, 43 and 48; S/1995/40/Add.5, 9, 14, 18, 31, 40 and 50; S/1996/15/Add.5, 16, 18, 27, 40 and 49; S/1997/40/Add.4, 8, 11, 12, 15, 26, 29, 34, 39 and 43; S/1998/44/Add.4, 11, 17, 20, 23, 25, 26, 32, 37, 41, 48, 51 and 52; S/1999/25/Add.1, 2, 7, 17, 19, 29, 33 and 40; S/2000/40/Add.2, 10, 14, 15 and 29; S/2001/15/Add.4, 8, 16, 38, 42, 46 and 51; and S/2002/30/Add.6 and 12; see also S/19420/Add.51; S/22110/Add.21; and S/23370/Add.12, 27, 37, 40, 43, 48 and 51)

The Security Council resumed its consideration of the item at its 4514th meeting, held on 18 April 2002 in accordance with the understanding reached in its prior consultations.

The President, with the consent of the Council, invited the representative of Angola, at his request, to participate in the discussion without the right to vote.

The President drew attention to a draft resolution (S/2002/437) that had been prepared in the course of the Council’s prior consultations.

The Security Council proceeded to vote on draft resolution S/2002/437 and adopted it unanimously as resolution 1404 (2002) (for the text, see S/RES/1404 (2002); to be issued in Official Records of the Security Council, Fifty-seventh Year, Resolutions and Decisions of the Security Council, 2002).

The situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question ( see S/2000/40/Add.39, 44, 46, 47 and 50; S/2001/15/Add.11-13, 34 and 50; and S/2002/30/Add.7, 8, 10 and 12-14; 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; S/2001/15/Add.5, 22, 31 and 48; and S/2002/30/Add.4)

By a letter dated 17 April 2002 addressed to the President of the Security Council (S/2002/431), the representative of Tunisia, acting in his capacity as Chairman of the Group of Arab States for the month of April 2002, and on behalf of the States members of the League of Arab States, requested the convening of an immediate meeting of the Security Council to consider “the continued Israeli military aggression against the Palestinian people and the Palestinian Authority, and the non-implementation of Security Council resolutions, in particular resolutions 1402 (2002) and 1403 (2002), and the statement by the President of the Security Council of 10 April 2002 (S/PRST/2002/9)”, and “to consider the adoption of the necessary immediate measures to ensure an end to the current tragic situation and the implementation of the Security Council resolutions referred to above.”

The Security Council resumed its consideration of the item at its 4515th and 4516th meetings, held on 18 and 19 April 2002, in accordance with the aforementioned request. There was one suspension and one resumption of the 4515th meeting.

The President, with the consent of the Council, invited the representatives of Algeria, Bangladesh, Brazil, Canada, Cuba, Egypt, India, Indonesia, the Islamic Republic of Iran, Iraq, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Malaysia, Mongolia, Morocco, Pakistan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Spain, the Sudan, Tunisia and the United Arab Emirates, at their request, to participate in the discussion of the item without the right to vote.

In response to the request contained in a letter dated 18 April 2002 from the Permanent Observer of Palestine to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council (S/2002/439), 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.

At its 4516th meeting, held on 19 April 2002, the President drew attention to a draft resolution (S/2002/471) that had been submitted by the United States of America.

The Security Council proceeded to vote on draft resolution S/2002/471 and adopted it unanimously as resolution 1405 (2002) (for the text, see S/RES/1405 (2002); to be issued in Official Records of the Security Council, Fifty-seventh Year, Resolutions and Decisions of the Security Council, 2002).


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