20 July 2010
Security Council

Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York

Security Council Press Statement on Eritrea/Somalia


The following Security Council press statement on Eritrea/Somalia was read out today by Council President U. Joy Ogwu ( Nigeria):

In accordance with paragraph 5 of resolution 1916 (2010) on Somalia, the Security Council has conducted its 120-day review of the effects of the measures set out in that paragraph, based on all available information, including the report of the Humanitarian Aid Coordinator dated 12 July 2010.  The Security Council noted that the measures in paragraph 5 of resolution 1916 (2010) remain necessary to address the situation in Somalia, which continues to constitute a threat to international peace and security.

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