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Cablegate: Unsc Adopts Res 1749 (2007) On Rwanda

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SUBJECT: UNSC ADOPTS RES 1749 (2007) ON RWANDA

REF: STATE 039861

1. (SBU) On March 28, 2007, the Security Council unanimously
adopted UNSCR 1749, regarding Rwanda. The resolution,
terminating with immediate effect the measures imposed by
paragraph 11 of resolution 1011 (1995), followed up on the
Rwanda Sanctions Committee's recommendation to terminate the
notification requirement for Rwanda.

3.(U) BEGIN TEXT:

The Security Council,

Recalling its resolutions 918 (1994) of 17 May 1994, 1005
(1995) of 17 July 1995, 1011 (1995) of 16 August 1995,
1013 (1995) of 7 September 1995, 1053 (1996) 23 April
1996, and 1161 (1998) 9 April 1998,

Having considered the Report of the Security Council
Committee established pursuant to resolution 918 (1994)
concerning Rwanda of 28 December 2006 (S/2006/1049) and
the oral report of the Chairman of the Security Council
Committee established pursuant to resolution 918 (1994)
concerning Rwanda of 13 March 2007,

Taking note of the letter dated 2 March 2007 from the
Permanent Representative of Rwanda to the United Nations
addressed to the President of the Security Council
(S/2007/121) requesting the termination of the measures
imposed by paragraph 11 of resolution 1011 (1995),

Recalling the termination on 1 September 1996 of the
restrictions imposed by paragraph 13 of resolution 918
(1994) in accordance with paragraph 8 of resolution 1011
(1995) and reaffirming the measures imposed by paragraphs
9 and 10 of resolution 1011 (1995),

Stressing the importance of the cooperation of all States,
in particular those in the region, with the Security
Council Committees established pursuant to resolutions 918
(1994) and 1533 (2004) and with the Group of Experts
established by resolution 1533 (2004), while carrying out
its mandate as renewed by resolution 1698 (2006),

Stressing further the need for States in the region to
ensure that the arms and related materiel delivered to
them are not diverted to or used by illegal armed groups,

Welcoming the positive developments in Rwanda and the
Great Lakes Region, particularly the signing of the Pact
on Security, Stability and Development in the Great Lakes
Region at the Second Summit of the International
Conference on the Great Lakes Region in Nairobi, Kenya on
15 December 2006, and encouraging the signatories to
ratify this pact as soon as possible and to provide for
its expeditious implementation,

Reiterating its call upon the States of the region to
deepen further their cooperation with a view to
consolidating peace in the region,

Acting under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United
Nations,

1. Decides to terminate with immediate effect the measures
imposed by paragraph 11 of resolution 1011 (1995);

2. Decides to remain actively seized of the matter.

END TEXT.
WOLFF

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