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        Security Council
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GENERAL
S/2000/40/Add.21
12 June 2000

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/2000/40 of 15 February 2000, S/2000/40/Add.1 of 21 February 2000, S/2000/40/Add.5 of 28 March 2000, S/2000/40/Add.8 of 14 April 2000, S/2000/40/Add.9 of 19 April 2000 and S/2000/40/Add.15 of 23 May 2000.

During the week ending 3 June 2000, the Security Council took action on the following items:

The situation in the Middle East (see 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 and 44; S/11185/Add.14-16, 21, 42/Rev.1 and 47; S/11593/Add.15, 21, 29, 42 and 49; S/11935/Add.21, 42 and 48; S/12269/Add.12, 13, 21, 42 and 48; S/12520/Add.10, 11, 17, 21, 37, 39, 42, 47 and 48; S/13033/Add.2, 16, 19, 21, 23, 34, 47 and 50; S/13737/Add.15, 16, 21, 24-26, 33, 47 and 50; S/14326/Add.10, 11, 20, 24, 28, 29, 47 and 50; S/14840/Add.8, 21-25, 27, 30-33, 37, 42 and 48; S/15560/Add.3, 21, 29, 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, 41 and 46; S/17725/Add.2, 15, 21, 28, 35, 38, 43 and 47; S/18570/Add.2, 21, 30 and 47; S/19420/Add.2-4, 18, 19, 22 and Corr.1, 30, 48 and 50; S/20370/Add.4, 12, 16, 21, 30, 32, 37, 44, 46, 47 and 51; S/21100/Add.4, 21, 30 and 47; S/22110/Add.4, 21, 30 and 47; S/23370/Add.4, 7, 21, 30 and 47; S/25070/Add.4, 21, 30 and 48; S/1994/20/Add.3, 20, 29 and 47; S/1995/40/Add.4, 21, 29 and 47; S/1996/15/Add.4, 15, 21, 30 and 47; S/1997/40/Add.4, 21, 30 and 46; S/1998/44/Add.4, 21, 30 and 47; S/1999/25/Add.3, 20, 29 and 46; and S/2000/40/Add.4,15 and 20)

The Security Council resumed its consideration of the item at its 4148th meeting, held on 31 May 2000 in accordance with the understanding reached in its prior consultations, having before it the report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (S/2000/459).

The President drew attention to a draft resolution (S/2000/482) that had been prepared in the course of the Council’s prior consultations.

The Security Council proceeded to vote on draft resolution S/2000/482, and adopted it unanimously as resolution 1300 (2000) (for the text, see S/RES/1300 (2000); to be issued in Official Records of the Security Council, Fifty-fifth Year, Resolutions and decisions of the Security Council, 2000).

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/2000/19; to be issued in Official Records of the Security Council, Fifty-fifth Year, Resolutions and Decisions of the Security Council, 2000).

The situation concerning Western Sahara (see S/11593/Add.42 and 44; S/19420/Add.38; S/21100/Add.25; S/22110/Add.17; S/23370; S/25070/Add.9; S/1994/20/Add.12, 29 and 45; S/1995/40/Add.1, 14, 20, 25, 37 and 50; S/1996/15/Add.21 and 47; S/1997/40/Add.11, 20, 39 and 42; S/1998/44/Add.4, 15, 29, 37, 43 and 50; S/1999/25/Add.3, 5, 12, 16, 18, 36 and 49; and S/2000/40/Add.8)

The Security Council resumed its consideration of the item at its 4149th meeting, held on 31 May 2000 in accordance with the understanding reached in its prior consultations, having before it the report of the Secretary-General on the situation concerning Western Sahara (S/2000/461).

The President drew attention to a draft resolution (S/2000/500) that had been submitted by France, the Russian Federation, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the United States of America.

The Security Council proceeded to vote on draft resolution S/2000/500, which received 12 votes in favour to 1 against (Namibia) and 2 abstentions (Jamaica and Mali), and was adopted as resolution 1301 (2000) (for the text, see S/RES/1301 (2000); to be issued in Official Records of the Security Council, Fifty-fifth Year, Resolutions and Decisions of the Security Council, 2000).

International Tribunal for the Prosecution of Persons Responsible for Serious Violations of International Humanitarian Law Committed in the Territory of the Former Yugoslavia since 1991

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/1996/15/Add.8 and S/1999/25/Add.31 and 44; see also S/22110/Add.38, 47 and 50; S/23370/Add.1, 5, 7, 14, 16, 19, 21, 23, 24, 26, 28, 29, 31, 32, 35-37, 40, 43, 45, 46, 49 and 50; S/25070/Add.1, 4, 7-13, 15-19, 21-23, 24 and Corr.1, 25, 26, 28-30, 32-34, 36, 37, 39-42, 45 and 51; S/1994/20 and Add.4, 6, 8, 10, 12-17, 19-27, 31, 34, 37, 38, 40, 44-47 and 49; S/1995/40 and Add.1, 2, 5-8, 12, 14-19, 22-24, 26-33, 35-37, 39-41, 44 and 46-50; S/1996/15/Add.1, 2, 4, 6, 7, 13, 18, 20, 21, 26, 28, 30-32, 37, 39, 40, 45, 47, 49 and 50; S/1997/40/Add.2, 4, 6, 9-12, 14, 16, 18, 19, 21, 23, 28, 34, 37, 42, 47, 48 and 50; S/1998/44/Add.2, 6, 9, 11, 14, 17, 19, 20, 24, 26, 28, 29, 33, 34, 39, 44 and 46; and S/1999/25/Add.19)

The Security Council resumed its consideration of the item at its 4150th meeting, held on 2 June 2000 in accordance with the understanding reached in its prior consultations.

The President, with the consent of the Council, invited the representative of Rwanda, at his request, to participate in the discussion of the item 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 Ms. Carla Del Ponte, Prosecutor of the International Tribunal for the Prosecution of Persons Responsible for Serious Violations of International Humanitarian Law Committed in the Territory of the Former Yugoslavia since 1991 and of the 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.

The situation concerning the Democratic Republic of the Congo (see S/1997/40/Add.21; S/1998/44/Add.35 and 49; S/1999/25/Add.10, 13, 24, 30, 43, 47 and 49; and S/2000/40/Add.3, 7, 16, 17 and 19; see also S/1996/15/Add.43-45; S/1997/40/Add.5, 7, 9, 13, 16 and 17; and S/1998/44/Add.28)

The Security Council resumed its consideration of the item at its 4151st meeting, held on 2 June 2000 in accordance with the understanding reached in its prior consultations.

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/2000/20; to be issued in Official Records of the Security Council, Fifty-fifth Year, Resolutions and Decisions of the Security Council, 2000).



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