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Cablegate: Usun Voting Instruction: Terminating

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O R 101814Z JUL 08
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK IMMEDIATE 0000
INFO RUEATRS/TREASURY DEPT WASHINGTON DC 0000
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UNCLAS STATE 074151

SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: ETTC PREL EFIN KTFN PTER UNSC RW
SUBJECT: USUN VOTING INSTRUCTION: TERMINATING
RWANDA SANCTIONS

REFS: A. STATE 59137
B. USUN 142
C. KIGALI 138
D. STATE 35385

1. USUN is authorized to vote in favor of the
draft UNSC resolution (text in paragraph 2),
which terminates the remaining sanctions monitored
by the Security CouncilSanctions Committee
established pursuant to resolution 918 (1994)
concerning Rwanda. The measures contained in
operative paragraph 9 of resolution 1011 (1995)
were imposed with a view to prohibiting the sale
and supply of arms and related material to non
-governmental forces for use in Rwanda. The United
States understands that the Government of Rwanda
is sufficiently in control of its territory and
supports the lifting by the Security Council of
the remaining Chapter VII measures related to
Rwanda set out in paragraph 9 of resolution
1011 (1995).
The Security Council vote on this draft has not
yet been scheduled, but the draft has been circulated
for comment.
If other delegations have substantive changes to the
resolution prior to its adoption, USUN is requested to
send them the Washington for consideration.

2. BEGIN RESOLUTION

Recalling its resolution 918 (1994), resolution 1005
(1995), resolution 1011 (1995), resolution 1013
(1995), resolution 1053 (1996), resolution 1161
(1998), and resolution 1749 (2007),

Having considered the report of the Security Council
Committee established pursuant to resolution 918
(1994) concerning Rwanda of 31 December 2007
--S/2007/782-- and the oral report of the Chairman
of the Security Council Committee established
pursuant to resolution 918 (1994)concerning Rwanda
of 22 May 2008,

Stressing the importance of the cooperation of all
States, in particular those in the region, with
the Security Council Committee established pursuant
to resolution 1533 (2004) concerning the Democratic
Republic of the Congo and with the Group of Experts
established by resolution 1533 (2004), while carrying
out its mandate as renewed by resolution 1807
(2008),

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

Recalling the joint communique of the Government of
the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Government
of the
Republic of Rwanda signed in Nairobi on 9 November
2007 and the outcome of the Conference for Peace,
Security and Development in North and South Kivu,
held in Goma from 6 to 23 January 2008, which together
represent a major step towards the restoration of
lasting peace and stability in the Great Lakes
region, and looking forward to their full
implementation,

Welcoming the entry into force of the Pact on
Security, Stability and Development in the Great
Lakes Region and stressing the importance of its
full 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 the prohibitions imposed by
paragraphs 9 and 10 of resolution 1011 (1995);

2. Decides further to dissolve the Committee
established pursuant to resolution 918 (1994)
concerning Rwanda.

END RESOLUTION

3. Department appreciates Mission's efforts.
RICE

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