7838th Security Council Meeting: Situation in Sudan and South Sudan

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SIX OFFICIAL 15-Dec-2016 00:03:11
Unanimously adopting resolution 2326 (2016), the Security Council extends the mandate of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan, at 7838th meeting.
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The Security Council today renewed the mandate of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) until 16 December, determining that the situation in that country constituted a threat to international peace and security.

Unanimously adopting resolution 2326 (2016), the 15-nation organ decided that UNMISS continue to include a Regional Protection Force and authorized the Mission to use all necessary means to carry out its tasks.

Petr V. Iliichev (Russian Federation) stated his surprise at the draft resolution and the extension of just one day, especially since the sponsors had had sufficient time to review the text. Concluding that it was due to the detrimental effect of the current penholder system, he expressed hope that Council members would take into consideration his country’s initiative to review penholdership.

The meeting began at 6:04 p.m. and ended at 6:07 p.m.
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