- Council members noted the expectation of large-scale fighting (although the
United Front were ready to resume dialogue at any time). This was shocking
in context of appalling humanitarian situation and continued displacement of
people. A peacefully negotiated political settlement was the only way to a
lasting settlement. Council continued to have highest regard for peace efforts
of S-G, Francesc Vendrell and others.
- They called on all states to abide by resolutions 1267 and 1333.
- Members noted that the displacement of persons continued, and was likely
to rise further. Called on all States to contribute urgently to the Consolidated
Appeal fund. Expressed support for the two pronged approach to the problem
of refugees worked out by the UN and Pakistan.
- Further work would be done within the Council and the Secretariat on a