Elements of Press Statement on DRC


      1. Members of the Council heard a briefing by the Assistant Secretary-General of DPKO, Mr Hedi

      Annabi, on recent developments in the political situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.


      2. Council members gave their full support to the appeal made by the Special Representative of the

      Secretary General for all parties to respect the ceasefire and refrain from military action.


      3. Members of the Council urged all parties to continue to ensure the safety and security of UN



      4. The Council will continue to monitor the situation closely.