United Nations Security Council Resolution 1578

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UN Security Council
Resolution 1578
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The flags of Israel and Syria
Date 15 December 2004
Meeting no. 5,101
Code S/RES/1578 (Document)
Subject The situation in the Middle East
Voting summary
15 voted for
None voted against
None abstained
Result Adopted
Security Council composition
Permanent members
Non-permanent members

United Nations Security Council resolution 1578, adopted unanimously on 15 December 2004, after considering a report by the Secretary-General Kofi Annan regarding the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) and reaffirming Resolution 1308 (2000), the Council extended its mandate for a further six months until 30 June 2005.[1]

The resolution called upon the parties concerned to immediately implement Resolution 338 (1973) and requested that the Secretary-General submit a report on the situation at the end of that period.

The Secretary-General's report pursuant to the previous resolution on UNDOF said that the situation between Israel and Syria had remained generally quiet, though the situation in the Middle East as a whole continued to remain dangerous until a settlement could be reached.[2]

See also


  1. "Security Council extends UN Disengagement Observer Force until 30 June 2005". United Nations. 15 December 2004.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. Annan, Kofi (7 December 2004). "Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force". United Nations.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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