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

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22 May 2021 SC/14527 This was a press statement in which Council members welcomed the 20 May ceasefire agreement between Israel and Hamas after an 11-day round of hostilities.
8 January 2017 SC/12670 This statement condemned the terrorist attack in Jerusalem in which four Israelis were killed and 15 injured.
17 September 2015 SC/12052 This was a press statement that expressed grave concern regarding escalating tensions in Jerusalem, including clashes in and around the Haram al-Sharif compound, and called for upholding the compound’s historic status quo.
31 July 2015 SC/11994 This was a press statement that condemned the terrorist attack in the village of Duma near Nablus, which killed a Palestinian child and injured his family members.
12 December 2014 SC/11699 This was a press statement on the death of the Palestinian Minister Ziad Abu Ein.
19 November 2014 SC/11660 This was a press statement on the terrorist attack in a synagogue in Jerusalem in which four innocent civilians worshipping and a police officer were killed.
19 November 2014 SC/11660 This was a press statement on a terrorist attack on a synagogue in Jerusalem.
12 July 2014 SC/11472 This press statement called for de-escalation; reinstitution of the November 2012 ceasefire; respect for international humanitarian law, including the protection of civilians; and support for the resumption of direct negotiations.
2 July 2014 SC/11462 This press statement expressed sorrow and condemnation for the killing of a Palestinian teenager from East Jerusalem and called for immediate calm.
1 July 2014 SC/11460 This press statement condemned in the strongest terms the killing of three Israeli teenagers and urged parties to refrain from steps that could further destabilise the situation.
21 November 2012 SC/10829 Following a week of hostilities between Gaza and Israel, Council members welcomed the Egyptian-brokered ceasefire, called on the international community to contribute to improving the living conditions of those in the Gaza Strip, deplored the loss of civilian life, and reiterated the importance of achieving a comprehensive peace.
3 August 2010 SC/10001 The Council welcomed the establishment by the Secretary-General of his Panel of Inquiry into the Gazaflotilla incident.
18 May 2010 SC/9929 This was a press statement following the May breifing on the situation in the Middle East.
17 September 2009 SC/9743 The Council was a press statement following the September briefing on the situation in the Middle East.
21 January 2009 SC/9580 The Council emphasised the need for full implementation of resolution 1860.