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Cablegate: Unsc: Security Council Condemns Madrid Bomb Attacks

O 112317Z MAR 04
FM USMISSION USUN NEW YORK
TO SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 9743
INFO UN SECURITY COUNCIL COLLECTIVE IMMEDIATE

UNCLAS USUN NEW YORK 000494


E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: UNSC PTER PREL SP
SUBJECT: UNSC: SECURITY COUNCIL CONDEMNS MADRID BOMB ATTACKS

THE SECURITY COUNCIL ON MARCH 11, 2004 UNANIMOUSLY ADOPTED
SCR 1530 TO CONDEMN THE MARCH 11 BOMB ATTACKS IN MADRID,
SPAIN. TEXT OF SCR 1530 FOLLOWS:

BEGIN TEXT:

REAFFIRMING THE PURPOSES AND PRINCIPLES OF THE CHARTER OF THE
UNITED NATIONS AND ITS RELEVANT RESOLUTIONS, IN PARTICULAR
ITS RESOLUTION 1373 (2001) OF 28 SEPTEMBER 2001,
REAFFIRMING THE NEED TO COMBAT BY ALL MEANS, IN ACORDANCE
WITH THE CHARTER OF THE UNITED NATIONS, THREATS TO
INTERNATIONAL PEACE AND SECURITY CAUSED BY TERRORIST ACTS,

1. CONDEMNS IN THE STRONGEST TERMS THE BOMB ATTACKS IN
MADRID, SPAIN, PERPETRATED BY THE TERRORIST GROUP ETA ON 11
MARCH 2004, IN WHICH MANY LIVES WERE CLAIMED AND PEOPLE
INJURED, ANDD REGARDS SUCH ACT, LIKE ANY ACT OF TERRORISM, AS
A THREAT TO PEACE AND SECURITY;

2. EXPRESSES ITS DEEPEST SYMPATHY AND CONDOLENCES TO THE
PEOPLE AND GOVERNMENT OF SPAIN AND TO THE VICTIMS OF THE
TERRORIST ATTACKS AND THEIR FAMILIES;

3. URGES ALL STATES, IN ACCORDANCE WITH THEIR OBLIGATIONS
UNDER RESOLUTION 1373 (2001), TO COOPERATE ACTIVELY IN
EFFORTS TO FIND AND BRING TO JUSTICE THE PERPETRATORS,
ORGANIZERS AND SPONSORS OF THIS TERRORIST ATTAACK;

4. EXPRESSES ITS REINFORCED DETERMINATION TO COMBAT ALL
FORMS OF TERRORISM, IN ACCORDANCE WITH ITS RESPONSIBILITIES
UNDER THE CHARTER OF THE UNITED NATIONS.

END TEXT.


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