UN Documents for Lebanon: Security Council Presidential Statements

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1 November 2016 S/PRST/2016/15 This was a presidential statement welcoming the election of President Michel Aoun in accordance with the Lebanese constitution and stressing that the formation of a unity government and the election of a parliament by May 2017 are critical for Lebanon’s stability.
22 July 2016 S/PRST/2016/10 This was a presidential statement that stressed the importance of Lebanon's electing a president by May 2017 in order to maintain stability.
19 March 2015 S/PRST/2015/7 This presidential statement addressed several issues, including the situation along the Blue Line; the vacancy in the presidential office; and the effects of the Syrian crisis on Lebanon, including the challenges posed by hosting nearly 1.2 million refugees, and it expressed support for the LAF, the Special Tribunal for Lebanon and the International Support Group for Lebanon.
29 May 2014 S/PRST/2014/10 This presidential statement expressed disappointment that presidential elections were not completed within the constitutional timeframe and urged Lebanon to hold elections quickly. It also called on all parties to respect Lebanon’s policy of disassociation and to refrain from any involvement in the Syrian crisis—a reference to Hezbollah’s fighting in Syria.
10 July 2013 S/PRST/2013/9 This presidential statement expressed growing concern regarding the spillover effects of the Syrian crisis on Lebanon’s political, security and humanitarian situations.
22 May 2008 S/PRST/2008/17 This presidential statement welcomed and strongly supported the Doha agreement.
15 April 2008 S/PRST/2008/8 This was a presidential statement regarding implementation of resolution 1701.
12 December 2007 S/PRST/2007/47 This was a presidential statement condemning the terrorist attack that claimed the life of Lebanese armed forces General Fran├žois el-Hajj and killed and wounded others.
11 December 2007 S/PRST/2007/46 This presidential statement expressed "deep concern at the repeated postponements of the presidential election in Lebanon."
20 September 2007 S/PRST/2007/34 This presidential statement condemned the terrorist attack which killed parliamentarian Antoine Ghanem and others.
3 August 2007 S/PRST/2007/29 This statement underscored the obligation of all member states to take all necessary measures to implement paragraph 15 of resolution 1701 to enforce the arms embargo in Lebanon.
25 June 2007 S/PRST/2007/21 This statement condemned in the strongest terms the 24 June terrorist attack near Khiyam against UNIFIL.
13 June 2007 S/PRST/2007/18 This presidential statement condemned the terrorist attack that killed Lebanese MP Walid Eido.
11 June 2007 S/PRST/2007/17 This presidential statement expressed concern at illegal movements of arms and supported the Lebanese army's efforts to restore stability in Lebanon.
17 April 2007 S/PRST/2007/12 This statement reiterated that there should be no sale or supply of arms and related materiel to Lebanon except as authorised by its government.