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UNITED
NATIONS
S

        Security Council
S/PV.5430
28 April 2006

Provisional

Security Council
Sixty-first year
5430th meeting
Friday, 28 April 2006, 10 a.m.

New York

President:Mr. Wang Guangya (China)
Members:Argentina Mr. García Moritán
Congo Mr. Gayama
Denmark Mr. Faaborg-Andersen
France Mr. De Rivière
Ghana Nana Effah-Apenteng
Greece Mr. Vassilakis
Japan Mr. Kitaoka
Peru Ms. Tincopa
Qatar Mr. Al-Bader
Russian Federation Mr. Shcherbak
Slovakia Mr. Burian
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Mr. Johnston
United Republic of Tanzania Mr. Manongi
United States of America Mr. Bolton


Agenda


Protection of civilians in armed conflict

Report of the Secretary-General on the protection of civilians in armed conflict (S/2005/740)



The meeting was called to order at 10.10 a.m.

Adoption of the agenda

The agenda was adopted.

Protection of civilians in armed conflict


Report of the Secretary-General on the protection of civilians in armed conflict (S/2005/740)

The President ( spoke in Chinese): The Security Council will now begin its consideration of the item on its agenda. The Security Council is meeting in accordance with the understanding reached in its prior consultations .

Members of the Council have before them document S/2005/740, which contains the report of the Secretary-General on the protection of civilians in armed conflict. Members of the Council also have before them document S/2006/267, which contains the text of a draft resolution prepared in the course of the Council’s prior consultations .

It is my understanding that the Council is ready to proceed to the vote on the draft resolution before it. Unless I hear any objection, I shall put the draft resolution to the vote now.

There being no objection, it is so decided.

A vote was taken by show of hands.

In favour:

Argentina, China, Congo, Denmark, France, Ghana, Greece, Japan, Peru, Qatar, Russian Federation, Slovakia, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, United Republic of Tanzania , United States of America

The President (spoke in Chinese ): There were 15 votes in favour. The draft resolution has been adopted unanimously as resolution 1674 (2006).

The Security Council has thus concluded the present stage of its consideration of the item on its agenda.

The meeting rose at 10.15 a.m.


This record contains the text of speeches delivered in English and of the interpretation of speeches delivered in the other languages. The final text will be printed in the Official Records of the Security Council . Corrections should be submitted to the original languages only. They should be incorporated in a copy of the record and sent under the signature of a member of the delegation concerned to the Chief of the Verbatim Reporting Service, room C-154A.



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