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last updated Nov. 16, 2009
published April 4, 2002
United Nations Security Council Resolution 1403
April 4, 2002
Read more:  United Nations, Security Council, resolution 1403, US foreign policy, US policy, resolution 1402, international law
Summary: In Resolution 1403, the Security Council reaffirms resolutions 1397 and 1402, expressing concern at the further deterioration of the situation, and that Resolution 1402 had not yet been implemented, thus demanding its implementation. It welcomes the US Secretary of State mission to the region, as well as efforts by others, to bring about a comprehensive, just and lasting peace to the Middle East. It requests the Secretary-General to follow the situation and keep the council informed.
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Document Text
The Security Council,

Reaffirming its resolutions 1397 (2002) of 12 March 2002 and 1402 (2002) of 30 March 2002,

Gravely concerned at the further deterioration of the situation on the ground and noting that resolution 1402 (2002) has not yet been implemented.

1.Demands the implementation of its resolution 1402 (2002) without delay;

2.Welcomes the mission of the U.S. Secretary of State to the region, as well as efforts by others, in particular the special envoys from the United States, the Russian Federation, the European Union and the United Nations Special Coordinator, to bring about a comprehensive, just and lasting peace to the Middle East;

3.Requests the Secretary-General to follow the situation and keep the Council informed;

4.Decides to remain seized of the matter.

Document Text
The Security Council,

Reaffirming its resolutions 1397 (2002) of 12 March 2002 and 1402 (2002) of 30 March 2002,

Gravely concerned at the further deterioration of the situation on the ground and noting that resolution 1402 (2002) has not yet been implemented.

1.Demands the implementation of its resolution 1402 (2002) without delay;

2.Welcomes the mission of the U.S. Secretary of State to the region, as well as efforts by others, in particular the special envoys from the United States, the Russian Federation, the European Union and the United Nations Special Coordinator, to bring about a comprehensive, just and lasting peace to the Middle East;

3.Requests the Secretary-General to follow the situation and keep the Council informed;

4.Decides to remain seized of the matter.

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