Provisional

Security Council

Sixty-first year 

5362th meeting

Tuesday, 31 January 2006, 12.05 p.m.

New York

 

 

President:

Mr. Mahiga  

(United Republic of Tanzania) 

 

 

 

Members:

Argentina  

Mr. D’ Alotto  

 

China  

Mr. Guan Jian 

 

Congo  

Mr. Biabaroh-Iboro 

 

Denmark  

Ms Løj 

 

France  

Mr. De Rivière 

 

Ghana  

Mr. Christian 

 

Greece  

Mrs. Papadopoulou 

 

Japan  

Mr. Haneda 

 

Peru  

Mr. De Rivero 

 

Qatar  

Mr. Al-Bader 

 

Russian Federation  

Mr. Denisov 

 

Slovakia  

Mr. Burian 

 

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland  

Ms. Davis 

 

United States of America  

Mr. Bolton 

  

 

 

Agenda

 

 

The situation in the Middle East

  Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (S/2006/26)

 


 

    The meeting was called to order at 12.05 p.m.

 

 

Adoption of the agenda 

  

  The agenda was adopted.

 

The situation in the Middle East 

 

 

    Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (S/2006/26)

  

  The President : The Security Council will now begin its consideration of the item on its agenda. The Security Council is meeting in accordance with the understanding reached in its prior consultations.

  Members of the Council have before them the report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon, document S/2006/26.

  Members of the Council also have before them document S/2006/57, which contains the text of a draft resolution submitted by Denmark, France, Greece, Slovakia, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the United States of America.

  I should also like to draw the attention of members to documents S/2006/15, S/2006/5, S/2005/836, S/2005/755, S/2005/747, S/2005/746,

S/2005/715, S/2005/641, S/2005/568 and S/2005/526, containing letters from the representative of Lebanon, and documents S/2005/837, S/2005/731 and S/2005/546, containing letters from the representative of Israel.

  It is my understanding that the Council is ready to proceed to the vote on the draft resolution. Unless I hear any objection, I shall put the draft resolution to the vote now.

 There being no objection, it is so decided.

  A vote was taken by show of hands.

In favour:

Argentina, China, Congo, Denmark, France, Ghana, Greece, Japan, Peru, Qatar, Russian Federation, Slovakia, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, United Republic of Tanzania, United States of America

 The President : There were 15 votes in favour. The draft resolution has been adopted unanimously as resolution 1655 (2006).

  The Security Council has thus concluded the present stage of its consideration of the item on its agenda.

 The meeting rose at 12.10 p.m.

 

 

 

This record contains the text of speeches delivered in English and of the interpretation of speeches delivered in the other languages. The final text will be printed in the Official Records of the Security Council . Corrections should be submitted to the original languages only. They should be incorporated in a copy of the record and sent under the signature of a member of the delegation concerned to the Chief of the Verbatim Reporting Service, room C-154A.


Document symbol: S/PV.5362
Document Type: Meeting records, Verbatim Record
Document Sources: Security Council, United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL)
Subject: Agenda Item, Peacekeeping, Situation in Lebanon
Publication Date: 31/01/2006