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UNITED
NATIONS
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        Security Council
Distr.
GENERAL
S/2001/15/Add.13
20 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 31 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; and S/2001/15/Add.11 and 12; 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 4305th meeting, held on 27 March 2001 in accordance with the understanding reached in its prior consultations.

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

In response to the request contained in a letter dated 27 March 2001 from the Permanent Observer of Palestine to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council (S/2001/282), the President, in accordance with the rules of procedure and the previous practice in that regard, invited the Permanent Observer of Palestine to the United Nations to participate in the discussion.

The President drew attention to a draft resolution (S/2001/270) that had been submitted by Bangladesh, Colombia, Jamaica, Mali, Mauritius, Singapore and Tunisia.

The Security Council proceeded to vote on draft resolution S/2001/270, which received 9 votes in favour (Bangladesh, China, Colombia, Jamaica, Mali, Mauritius, Russian Federation, Singapore, Tunisia) to 1 against (United States of America), with 4 abstentions (France, Ireland, Norway, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland), one member not participating in the voting (Ukraine), and was not adopted, owing to the negative vote of a permanent member of the Council.

The situation in Sierra Leone (see S/1995/40/Add.47; S/1996/15/Add.6, 11 and 48; S/1997/40/Add.21, 27, 31, 40 and 45; S/1998/44/Add.8, 11, 15, 20, 22, 28 and 50; S/1999/25 and Add.1, 9, 18, 22, 32, 41 and 48; S/2000/40/Add.5, 10, 17, 18, 19, 24, 26, 28, 30, 32, 35, 37 and 50; and S/2001/15/Add.4)

The Security Council resumed its consideration of the item at its 4306th meeting, held on 30 March 2001 in accordance with the understanding reached in its prior consultations, having before it the ninth report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Mission in Sierra Leone (S/2001/228).

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

The President drew attention to a draft resolution (S/2001/293) that had been prepared in the course of the Council’s prior consultations.

The Security Council proceeded to vote on draft resolution S/2001/293, and adopted it unanimously as resolution 1346 (2001) (for the text, see S/RES/1346 (2001); to be issued in Official Records of the Security Council, Fifty-sixth Year, Resolutions and Decisions of the Security Council, 2001).

International Criminal Tribunal for the Prosecution of Persons Responsible for Genocide and Other Serious Violations of International Humanitarian Law Committed in the Territory of Rwanda and Rwandan Citizens Responsible for Genocide and Other Such Violations Committed in the Territory of Neighbouring States between 1 January and 31 December 1994 (see S/1998/44/Add.28, 33 and 39; and S/1999/25/Add.19; see also S/25070/Add.10, 25, 36, 40 and 51; S/1994/20/Add.6, 13, 15, 16, 19, 22, 24, 25, 27, 31, 40, 44, 47 and 49; S/1995/40/Add.5, 7, 8, 16, 22, 28, 32, 33, 35, 41, 48 and 49; S/1996/15/Add.8; S/1998/44/Add.39; S/1999/25/Add.31 and 44; and S/2000/40/Add.14, 46 and 47)

The Security Council resumed its consideration of the item at its 4307th meeting, held on 30 March 2001 in accordance with the understanding reached in its prior consultations.

The President drew attention to a draft resolution (S/2001/294) that had been prepared in the course of the Council’s prior consultations.

The Security Council proceeded to vote on draft resolution S/2001/294, and adopted it unanimously as resolution 1347 (2001) (for the text, see S/RES/1347 (2001); to be issued in Official Records of the Security Council, Fifty-sixth Year, Resolutions and Decisions of the Security Council, 2001).



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