Resolution 1057 (1996), Adopted Unanimously, Calls for Implementation of Resolution 338 (1973)
Through its unanimous adoption of resolution 1057 (1996), the Council called on the parties to implement immediately its resolution 338 (1973), and asked the Secretary-General to report on measures taken to implement that text.
Also, through a statement read out by its President, Qin Huasun (China), the Council stated that, despite the present quiet in the Israel-Syria sector, the situation in the Middle East continued to be potentially dangerous and was likely to remain so unless there was a comprehensive settlement of the Middle East problem.
The full text of the statement, to be issued as document S/PRST/1996/27, reads as follows:
The full text of resolution 1057 (1996) reads as follows:
"Having considered the report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force of 23 May 1996 (S/1996/368),
"(a) To call upon the parties concerned to implement immediately its resolution 338 (1973) of 22 October 1973;
"(b) To renew the mandate of the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force for another period of six months, that is, until 30 November 1996;
"(c) To request the Secretary-General to submit, at the end of this period, a report on the development in the situation and the measures taken to implement Security Council resolution 338 (1973)."