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At last, the Security Council acts on Syria, adopting Resolution 2042—Obama’s Debacle in Syria — Update #26 (April 14)

Saturday, April 14th, 2012

Finally, after 10,000 deaths, the United Nations Security Council has adopted a resolution on Syria, by a unanimous vote of 15-0, with the affirmative votes of Russia and China.

A summary of the resolution and the statements by delegations at the Security Council meeting is found in Security Council Doc. SC/10609, April 14, 2012.

U.N. Security Council Resolution 2042 (April 14, 2012) calls for continuing observance of the ceaefire in effect, an immediate cessation of all armed violence, and full implementation of the 6-point peace plan of Kofi Annan. It further establishes an advance contingent of 30 observers, which will be supplemented by a larger force if the ceasefire holds.

The text of Resolution 2042 is found here, in the presss statement.

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