TitleStatement / by the President of the Security Council
Statement [made on behalf of the Security Council, at the 4131st meeting, 20 Apr. 2000, in connection with the Council's consideration of the item entitled "The situation in the Middle East"]
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Welcomes the decision of Israel to withdraw its forces present in Lebanon in full accordance with resolutions 425 and 426 (1978) and Israel's intention to cooperate fully with the UN; endorses the decision of the Secretary-General to initiate preparations to enable the UN to carry out its responsibilities under those resolutions; shares the view of the Secretary-General that cooperation by all parties concerned will be required in order to avoid a deterioration of the situation; welcomes his decision to send his Special Envoy to the region as soon as practicable; looks forward to his report on relevant developments, including the outcome of the consultations with the parties and all interested Member States and his conclusions and recommendations on plans and requirements to implement resolutions 425 and 426 (1978) and all other relevant resolutions.