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UNITED
NATIONS
S

        Security Council
S/INF/60
31 July 2005

Resolution and Decision
of the Security Council

1 August 2004 - 31 July 2005







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ITEMS RELATING TO THE SITUATION IN THE MIDDLE EAST

A. The situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question35

Decisions

At its 5019th meeting, on 11 August 2004, the Security Council considered the item entitled “The situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question”.

At the same meeting, in accordance with the understanding reached in its prior consultations, the Council decided to extend an invitation, under rule 39 of its provisional rules of procedure, to Mr. Kieran Prendergast, Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs.

At its 5039th meeting, on 17 September 2004, the Council considered the item entitled “The situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question”.

At the same meeting, in accordance with the understanding reached in its prior consultations, the Council decided to extend an invitation, under rule 39 of its provisional rules of procedure, to Mr. Kieran Prendergast, Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs.

At its 5049th meeting, on 4 October 2004, the Council decided to invite the representatives of Cuba, Egypt, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Israel, Japan, Jordan, Malaysia, the Netherlands, South Africa, the Syrian Arab Republic, Tunisia and Turkey to participate, without vote, in the discussion of the item entitled:

At the same meeting, the Council also decided to extend an invitation to the Permanent Observer of Palestine to the United Nations, in response to his request dated 4 October 2004 to the President of the Council,36 in accordance with the provisional rules of procedure of the Council and its previous practice in that regard.

At the same meeting, in response to the request dated 4 October 2004 from the Permanent Representative of Algeria to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council,37 the Council further decided to extend an invitation, under rule 39 of its provisional rules of procedure, to Mr. Yahya Mahmassani, Permanent Observer of the League of Arab States to the United Nations.

At the same meeting, the Council decided to extend an invitation, under rule 39 of its provisional rules of procedure, to the Vice-Chairman of the Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People, in response to his request dated 4 October 2004.

At the same meeting, following consultations among members of the Security Council, the President made the following statement on behalf of the Council:40
At its 5126th meeting, on 16 February 2005, the Council considered the item entitled “The situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question”.

At the same meeting, following consultations among members of the Security Council, the President made the following statement on behalf of the Council:42

At its 5128th meeting, on 22 February 2005, the Council considered the item entitled “The situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question”.

At the same meeting, in accordance with the understanding reached in its prior consultations, the Council decided to extend an invitation, under rule 39 of its provisional rules of procedure, to Mr. Kieran Prendergast, Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs.

At its 5136th meeting, on 9 March 2005, the Council considered the item entitled “The situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question”.

At the same meeting, following consultations among members of the Security Council, the President made the following statement on behalf of the Council:43

At its 5149th meeting, on 24 March 2005, the Council considered the item entitled “The situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question”.

At the same meeting, in accordance with the understanding reached in its prior consultations, the Council decided to extend an invitation, under rule 39 of its provisional rules of procedure, to Mr. Kieran Prendergast, Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs.

At its 5166th meeting, on 21 April 2005, the Council considered the item entitled “The situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question”.

At the same meeting, in accordance with the understanding reached in its prior consultations, the Council decided to extend an invitation, under rule 39 of its provisional rules of procedure, to Mr. Kieran Prendergast, Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs.

On 10 May 2005, the President of the Security Council addressed the following letter to the Secretary-General:44

At its 5181st meeting, on 18 May 2005, the Council considered the item entitled “The situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question”.

At the same meeting, in accordance with the understanding reached in its prior consultations, the Council decided to extend an invitation, under rule 39 of its provisional rules of procedure, to Mr. Kieran Prendergast, Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs.

At its 5206th meeting, on 17 June 2005, the Council considered the item entitled “The situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question”.

At the same meeting, in accordance with the understanding reached in its prior consultations, the Council decided to extend an invitation, under rule 39 of its provisional rules of procedure, to Mr. Kieran Prendergast, Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs.

On 5 July 2005, the President of the Security Council addressed the following letter to the Secretary-General:46
At its 5230th meeting, on 21 July 2005, the Council decided to invite the representatives of Cuba, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Israel, Kuwait, Lebanon, Malaysia, Norway, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, the Sudan, the Syrian Arab Republic, Tunisia and Yemen to participate, without vote, in the discussion of the item entitled:

At the same meeting, in accordance with the understanding reached in its prior consultations, the Council also decided to extend an invitation, under rule 39 of its provisional rules of procedure, to Mr. Alvaro de Soto, United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process and Personal Representative of the Secretary-General.

At the same meeting, the Council further decided to extend an invitation to the Chargé d’affaires a.i. of the Permanent Observer Mission of Palestine to the United Nations, in response to her request dated 20 July 2005 to the President of the Council,48 in accordance with the provisional rules of procedure of the Council and its previous practice in that regard.

At the same meeting, in response to the request dated 20 July 2005 from the Permanent Representative of Algeria to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council,49 the Council decided to extend an invitation, under rule 39 of its provisional rules of procedure, to Mr. Yahya Mahmassani, Permanent Observer of the League of Arab States to the United Nations.

At the same meeting, the Council also decided to extend an invitation, under rule 39 of its provisional rules of procedure, to the Chairman of the Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People, in response to his request dated 20 July 2005.50

At the same meeting, in response to the request dated 20 July 2005 from the Permanent Representative of Yemen to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council,51 the Council further decided to extend an invitation, under rule 39 of its provisional rules of procedure, to Mr. Syed Shahid Husain, Senior Adviser of the Permanent Observer Mission of the Organization of the Islamic Conference to the United Nations.

Upon resumption of the meeting, on 21 July 2005, the Council decided to invite the representatives of the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Morocco and Pakistan to participate, without vote, in the discussion of the item.

B. The situation in the Middle East52

Decision


At its 5028th meeting, on 2 September 2004, the Security Council decided to invite the representative of Lebanon to participate, without vote, in the discussion of the item entitled “The situation in the Middle East”.

Resolution 1559 (2004)
of 2 September 2004

Adopted at the 5028th meeting
by 9 votes to none, with 6 abstentions
(Algeria, Brazil, China, Pakistan,
Philippines and Russian Federation).


Decisions

On 8 October 2004, the President of the Security Council addressed the following letter to the Secretary-General:
[For the text of the letter, see page 29 of the present volume.]

At its 5058th meeting, on 19 October 2004, the Council considered the item entitled:
At the same meeting, following consultations among members of the Security Council, the President made the following statement on behalf of the Council:54

“The Security Council welcomes the report of the Secretary-General of 1 October 2004 on the implementation of resolution 1559 (2004) of 2 September 2004.55

“The Council takes note of the letter dated 5 October 2004 from the Permanent Representative of Lebanon to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General56 and of the note verbale dated 6 October 2004 from the Permanent Mission of the Syrian Arab Republic to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council.57

“The Council reaffirms its strong support for the territorial integrity, sovereignty and political independence of Lebanon within its internationally recognized borders.

“The Council notes with concern that the requirements set out in resolution 1559 (2004) have not been met, as reported by the Secretary-General. The Council urges relevant parties to implement fully all provisions of that resolution, and welcomes the Secretary-General’s readiness to assist the parties in this regard.

“The Council appreciates the intention of the Secretary-General to keep the Council updated. It requests that he continue to report to the Council on the implementation of the resolution every six months.”

At its 5101st meeting, on 15 December 2004, the Council considered the item entitled:
Resolution 1578 (2004)
of 15 December 2004

Adopted unanimously at the 5101st meeting.



Decisions

At the 5101st meeting also, following the adoption of resolution 1578 (2004), the President of the Security Council made the following statement on behalf of the Council:59

On 16 December 2004, the President of the Security Council addressed the following letter to the Secretary-General:60

At its 5117th meeting, on 28 January 2005, the Council decided to invite the representative of Lebanon to participate, without vote, in the discussion of the item entitled:

Resolution 1583 (2005)
of 28 January 2005

Adopted unanimously at the 5117th meeting.


Decisions

At its 5122nd meeting, on 15 February 2005, the Security Council considered the item entitled “The situation in the Middle East”.

At the same meeting, following consultations among members of the Security Council, the President made the following statement on behalf of the Council:68

On 31 March 2005, the President of the Security Council addressed the following letter to the Secretary-General:69

At its 5160th meeting, on 7 April 2005, the Council considered the item entitled:

Resolution 1595 (2005)
of 7 April 2005
Adopted unanimously at the 5160th meeting.


Decisions

At its 5172nd meeting, on 29 April 2005, the Security Council considered the item entitled:

At the same meeting, in accordance with the understanding reached in its prior consultations, the Council decided to extend an invitation, under rule 39 of its provisional rules of procedure, to Mr. Terje Roed-Larsen, Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for the implementation of Security Council resolution 1559 (2004).

At its 5175th meeting, on 4 May 2005, the Council considered the item entitled:
At the same meeting, following consultations among members of the Security Council, the President made the following statement on behalf of the Council:74

On 17 May 2005, the President of the Security Council addressed the following letter to the Secretary-General:77

At its 5197th meeting, on 7 June 2005, the Council considered the item entitled “The situation in the Middle East”.

At the same meeting, following consultations among members of the Security Council, the President made the following statement on behalf of the Council:79

At its 5205th meeting, on 17 June 2005, the Council considered the item entitled:

Resolution 1605 (2005)
of 17 June 2005

Adopted unanimously at the 5205th meeting.


Decisions

At the 5205th meeting also, following the adoption of resolution 1605 (2005), the President of the Security Council made the following statement on behalf of the Council:81

At its 5212th meeting, on 22 June 2005, the Council considered the item entitled “The situation in the Middle East”.

At the same meeting, following consultations among members of the Security Council, the President made the following statement on behalf of the Council:82
At its 5241st meeting, on 29 July 2005, the Council considered the item entitled:

Resolution 1614 (2005)
of 29 July 2005
Adopted unanimously at the 5241st meeting.




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35 Resolutions or decisions on this question have been adopted by the Security Council every year since 2000.
36 S/2004/780.
37 S/2004/781.
40 S/PRST/2005/2.
41 Performance-based road map to a permanent two-State solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict (S/2003/529, annex).
42 S/PRST/2005/6.
43 S/PRST/2005/12.
44 S/2005/307.
45 S/2005/306.
46 S/2005/433.
47 S/2005/432.
48 Document S/2005/472, incorporated in the record of the 5230th meeting.
49 Document S/2005/471, incorporated in the record of the 5230th meeting.
50 See S/PV.5230 and Corr.1.
51 Document S/2005/473, incorporated in the record of the 5230th meeting.
52 Resolutions or decisions on this question have been adopted by the Security Council every year since 1967.
53 S/PRST/2000/21.
54 S/PRST/2004/36.
55 S/2004/777.
56 S/2004/794 and Corr.1.
57 S/2004/796.
58 S/2004/948.
59 S/PRST/2004/47.
60 S/2004/975.
61 S/2004/974.

...

68 S/PRST/2005/4.
69 S/2005/217.
70 S/2005/216.

...

74 S/PRST/2005/17.
75 S/2005/272.
76 Ibid., annex.
77 S/2005/318.
78 S/2005/317.
79 S/PRST/2005/22.
80 S/2005/379.
81 S/PRST/2005/24.
82 S/PRST/2005/26.


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