UN Documents for Middle East, including the Palestinian Question: Security Council Presidential Statements

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28 July 2014 S/PRST/2014/13 This presidential statement among other things, called for respect of international humanitarian law; expressed support for an immediate and unconditional humanitarian ceasefire into the Eid al-Fitr period and beyond; called on parties to engage in efforts to achieve a durable ceasefire; emphasised that civilian and humanitarian facilities be respected and protected; and called for the full implementation of resolution 1860.
26 September 2012 S/PRST/2012/20 Welcomed the intensifying cooperation between the UN and the Arab League, reiterated the Council's commitment to comprehensive Arab-Israeli peace and welcomed the appointment of the Joint Special Representative for Syria.
1 June 2010 S/PRST/2010/9 This presidential statement called for an impartial investigation into the Gaza flotilla incident and stressed that the situation in Gaza was not sustainable.
11 May 2009 S/PRST/2009/14 This statement reiterated the Council's commitment to the irreversibility of bilateral negotiations built upon previous agreements and encouraging steps toward intra-Palestinian reconciliation.
12 December 2008 S/PRST/2008/46 This statement noted the Secretary-General’s observations that the situation in the Middle East would remain tense until a comprehensive settlement on all aspects of the Middle East is reached.
20 June 2007 S/PRST/2007/20 This was a statement following the renewal of UNDOF. It was the annual restatement of the need for a comprehensive settlement of the Middle East problem.
12 December 2006 S/PRST/2006/51 This statement expressed deep concern over the situation in the Middle East, with its ramifications for peace and security, and underlined the need to intensify efforts to achieve a just, lasting and comprehensive peace in the region.
3 February 2006 S/PRST/2006/6 The Council adopted a presidential statement that congratulated the Palestinian people on free and fair elections.
30 November 2005 S/PRST/2005/57 This presidential statement welcomed agreement on use of the Rafah Crossing and called for renewed action on the Road Map.
23 September 2005 S/PRST/2005/44 This presidential statement gave support to the Quartet's 20 September statement.
23 September 2005 S/PRST/2005/12 This presidential statement called on Israel and the Palestinian Authority to respect the understandings reached at the Sharm el Sheikh summit, especially halting violence.
16 February 2005 S/PRST/2005/6 This was a statement on the Sharm el Sheik Summit.
13 January 2005 S/PRST/2005/2 This presidential statement welcomed the Palestinian presidential election of 9 January and called for full implementation of the Quartet’s Road Map.
18 July 2002 S/PRST/2002/20 This presidential statement supported a joint statement by the Quartet.
10 April 2002 S/PRST/2002/9 This presidential statement supported a joint Quartet statement.